What’s Causing The Bumps On Area Maple Leaves?

Homeowners frequently find bumps and tumor-like growths on their maple leaves. The green, reddish-green or red bumps are symptoms of maple leaf gall, caused by the feeding of tiny mites. Adult mites become active as leaf buds open in spring. As mites feed on developing leaves, hormones cause abnormal plant cell growth that encloses the mites inside a gall where…
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Newer Coleus Series Packs A Punch

Although it was developed by seed researchers a decade ago, Kong coleus is just recently gaining popularity as gardeners discover its beauty. What makes Kong coleus so special? Coleus has been around a long time as a staple of shaded flower beds and planters. But the leaves of Kong coleus are huge. When compared side-by-side…
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