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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.

Copies are available or purchase at the UC Cooperative Extension office during regular business hours or at Garden of the Sun.
 

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  • A Beer for a Butterfly

    Added December 26, 2014
    A cabbage white butterfly on catmint in Vacaville, Solano County. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    DAVIS--A beer for a butterfly.If you collect the first live cabbage white butterfly (Pieris rapae) of 2015 in Yolo, Sacramento or Solano counties and have it verified as the winner, you'll get a pitcher of beer or its equivalent.Arthur Shapiro, distinguished professor in the UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology, is sponsoring his annual “Beer for a Butterfly” contest to draw...

  • Revisiting 'The 13 Bugs of Christmas'

    Added December 24, 2014
    Golden bee (Cordovan) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    It's time to revisit "The 13 Bugs of Christmas." You've heard "The 12 Days of Christmas," beginning with a single "partridge in a pear tree" and ending with "12 drummers drumming." In between: two turtle doves, three french hens, four calling birds, five gold rings, six geese-a-laying, seven swans-a-swimming, eight maids-a-milking, nine ladies dancing, 10 lords-a-leaping, and 11 pipers piping.But...

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