Category: Landscaping

  • Black Walnut Tree Fungus Confirmed in Ohio

    This just in from Ohio entomologist Phillip Marshall via Ellen Jacquart… Ohio has confirmed the TCD fungus, Geosmithia morbid, from trees in Butler county Ohio (see attached press release). Butler County, Ohio is north of Cincinnati and adjacent to Dearborn County Indiana. The location of TCD in Butler county is 15-20 miles east of the…

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  • Callery Pear – a bad, bad plant in bloom right now

    I’ve seen a lot of plant invasions, but I have NEVER seen anything like what I saw in northern Martin County this week.  A beautiful forest with nothing but callery pear seedlings in the understory.  ‘Sounds bad’, you say, ‘but I don’t know what callery pear is and probably don’t have it in my neighborhood.’…

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  • River City Tree Planting Wildly Exceeds Expectations

    This glowing report was sent in by SW-INPAWS leaders Davie Sue Wallace and Dona Bergman. The River City Tree Committee is an informal group of people with similar interests and enthusiasms  – friends and colleagues who love nature, gardening and wildlife.  In late 2011, the River City Tree Committee embarked on an ambitious project to…

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  • Opportunity: Native Plant Garden Work

    Members of INPAWS help maintain two native plant gardens at the Indiana State Museum, in Indianapolis.   The Turner Garden is a prairie garden located in front of the Museum, over the underground parking garage.  Work sessions are mostly on Wednesday evenings.  The Watanabe Garden is a mixed prairie and woodland garden on the East side…

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  • New Committee to Offer Landscaping Support

    Recognizing the growing interest in landscaping with native plants, INPAWS is forming a new committee that will more intentionally respond to the gardening public’s needs. Among other tasks, the committee will be charged to: Evaluate the information available on the INPAWS website, in brochures, and from other organizations and agencies to see where INPAWS could…

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