Why does my Crape Myrtle still have its leaves?

Posted by Mike Bowles on Feb 28, 2018 11:25:33 AM

Does it seem like your Crape Myrtles or Japanese Maples are confused?

We’ve had some calls from clients that have noticed their Crape Myrtles and Japanese Maples are still holding on to their leaves. Is this happening to you too?  If you remember the first week in November, there was a hard freeze where temps fell into the teens overnight. Unfortunately, this happened before the plants had a chance to fully go dormant and prepare for winter.  

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Topics: Customer Tips, Winter Damage

Why Are My Evergreens Turning Brown?

Posted by Mike Bowles on Feb 23, 2018 4:14:10 PM

This winter season you may have noticed some broadleaf evergreens getting brown tips on their leaves and maybe even beginning to lose leaves.

The reason may surprise you
As cold as it’s been this winter the damage to these plants actually started months ago. If you remember the first week in November, there

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Topics: Customer Tips, Winter Damage