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Overall measurements to reduce maintenance, continued 2

Acer pseudoplatanus-platanoides
The first in this series was: “Less is more”? Overall measurements to reduce maintenance. In September 2015 we started to execute this plan in the left side garden compartment. Later in September we continued in the main garden compartment, with the Acer palmatum "Bloodgood" and the Acer platanoides "Royal Red". This was a quick [...]

Cottony maple scale on our Acer Palmatum


Cottony maple scale insects (Dutch: wollige dopluis) feasting on our Acer Palmatum what a fun this is. One that has been especially abundant and a frequent visitor of our garden is the soft scale insect known as the cottony maple scale or Pulvinaria innumerabilis. In our case this is a tree that is a […]