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John Torres

Tree Heath

Tree Health at Home

Bark Beetle Information Weakened by lack of water due to four consecutive years of drought, over 29 million conifers and hardwood trees were unable to fight off attacks from bark beetles and died. Helpful Links Read the USDA publication on Bark Beetle in California Conifers Tree Mortality Prepare for the Bark Beetle Tree Mortality Task …

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Doom Broom

Doom the Broom

What is Broom? Broom is an evergreen shrub with clusters of yellow flowers that bloom in late spring. Broom plants were introduced in California around 1850 as ornamental plants in gardens.  Later, when the California highway system developed, they were used to control erosion along road banks. Broom is an invasive plant.  This means it …

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