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Worms Are Defoliating My Redbud Tree

REDHUMPED CATERPILLAR on a redbud tree. 
(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
REDHUMPED CATERPILLAR on a redbud tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Large worms are eating the leaves of my redbud tree? It will soon be stripped.  What can I do?

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UCCE Master Gardeners have developed a home gardening guide, for you to use as a monthly journal.  A Gardener's Companion for the San Joaquin Valley is a beautiful and useful book that will grow more valuable to you as you enter notes about your own garden.

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    Citrus was front and center stage at LREC's annual Fruit Display and Tasting last weekend, December 12-13. The popular holiday tradition attracted hundreds of growers and community members who braved wet conditions on the first day and chilly temperatures on the second day. Longtime fans and new citrus connoisseurs enjoyed samples from more than 100 varieties of lemons, limes, grapefruit and...

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