Tagged with Dr. John Ball

Tree Bark-Wrinkles in Time, and Other Winter Details

Last season’s yarrow reappears after snow on this below-zero day. Today we’ll look at end-of-winter visages in nature that we missed until now. Evergreen needles show fine detail. Ready-made snowballs—free. There are so many bark details to re-discover this winter while trees remain undressed. An easy way to see a variety of trees growing in … Continue reading

Emerald Ash Borer: Insecticide Management Options

Dr. John Ball provides information about how to identify a tree infested with Emerald Ash Borer. Dr. Ball is Professor, SDSU Extension Forestry Specialist & South Dakota Department of Agriculture Forest Health Specialist and SDSU Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science Department. His extensive experience with trees of this region is an asset for helping those … Continue reading