Sep 11, 2023
Box tree moth discovered in London, Ont.
When homeowner Susan Skelton went outside to water her hostas in London, Ont., on Aug. 8, she was faced with three destroyed boxwood shrubs.
May 8, 2023
Box Tree Moth life cycle infographic
Help to minimize the spread of box tree moth by learning the what this pest looks like at various stages of its lifecycle.
Aug 30, 2022
Invasive Asian jumping worm spotted in Ontario
Asian jumping worms are able to reproduce in large numbers and survive harsh conditions creating a recipe for destruction.
Feb 7, 2022
Strawberry Blossom Weevil pest module template approved
A pest module template for outdoor and indoor production has been approved by CFIA for Canadian exporters of Fragaria, Rosa and Rubus.
Sep 8, 2021
New entry requirements for shipments of Fragaria, Rosa and Rubus to the United States
Effective Sept. 14, 2021 new entry requirements for the importation of Fragaria spp., Rosa spp., and Rubus spp. plants produced in Canada are designed to prevent the introduction of the strawberry blossom weevil into the United States.
Sep 1, 2021
Does your facility export Fragaria, Rosa or Rubus to the United States?
Landscape Ontario has learned the United States will require all Fragaria, Rosa and Rubrus plants from Canada to meet new requirements to ensure they do not contain Strawberry Blossom Weevil.
Aug 4, 2021
Appetite for destruction
While gypsy moths have stripped trees bare in parts of Ontario and Quebec, there are several control options available to create a line of defence for 2022.
Jul 6, 2021
USDA closes border to boxwood shipments from Canada
Restrictions in place to prevent introduction of box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis) into the United States.
May 26, 2021
The cicadas are coming — here’s what you need to know
After 17 years of brooding underground, the Generation X immersion of cicadas are ready to emerge in the summer of 2021.