Residents may find this information helpful in managing common plant diseases and pests.
Elm Pruning Ban in effect as of April 1st
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Plants such as: Alyssum, Artemisia, Catnip, Rosemary, Oregano, Basil, Lemon grass, Lemon thyme, Lemon or citrosa geraniums, Marigolds, Lavender, and Sage are all plants for decks that help repel mosquitoes and invite other beneficial insects?
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CBC Article - Beware the emerald ash borer, an invasive species marching across Canada
Conservationists want to keep the invasive pest out of Alberta for as long as possible, said Jon Sweeney, a forest research scientist with Natural Resources Canada.
"Once it gets to a place, about 10 years later, more than 99 per cent of the ash in that area have been killed by it," Sweeney said.