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pharshall flume

Where do I find a table to read a parshall flume with a 4 foot throat

Ravalli County MT Posted 6 days ago

Fall planting of Northern Catalpa

Just wanting to know when, in the next few weeks, I can plant a catalpa tree.

Thanks!

Natrona County WY tree planting fall planting Posted about 1 month ago

Grasshoppers in my garden and pastures

Grasshoppers are defoliating my garden and pastures. This has been an ongoing problem on my ranch for many years. I am looking for help with long term control. I have heard about Semaspore and Nolo Bait being used for biological control, but I can't find a supplier. I also read about destroying the grasshopper's egg beds, but don't know how to identify the location of the egg beds. Any help you can supply would be appreciated!

Park County WY Posted about 1 month ago

Apple Variety

My parents on the Heart Mountain Project between Powell and Cody, Wyoming raised an orchard in the 1950s with an apple tree. Apples were crisp, tart and used mostly for pies (some applesauce, some cider). They started falling off the tree in August. I need help to identify the apple variety.

Park County WY Posted about 1 month ago

My bird cherry tree

One of the branches of my bird cherry is dead but I am not sure what killed it Can you help

Campbell County WY Posted about 1 month ago

evergreen is brown almost, mostly on the top, and working its way down?

Colorado blue spruce I believe they are, I have 2 right next to each other, they are over 10 years old, one is turning brown from the top down to the bottom? I don't seem to see any bugs, and my other tree seems green as green?

Wyoming Posted about 1 month ago

aspens dying in NE Laramie

What is the cause of aspens dying in the Alta Vista neighborhood of NE Laramie? We water our aspen and they have survived longer than many, but now the leaves are yellow,some branches are bare, and there is a fine black deposit on the ground under the trees. What can we do? If they die can we replant aspen, or will the same problem reoccur?

Albany County Wyoming Posted about 1 month ago

Rasberry (Rubus Idaeus) won't flower or produce berries.

I have raspberry bushes I planted 4 years ago. They are big healthy bushes and are sending out new bushes, but have never flowered or produced fruit. I had the soil tested and it came back with a ph of 8.2. The testing only recommended adding some fertilizer with nitrogen twice a year. What can I add to lower the soil ph? And any other suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks CL

Uinta County Wyoming Posted about 1 month ago

Mayday

My mayday seems to be infected with aphids what should I do

Campbell County Wyoming Posted about 1 month ago

Aspen pruning

I read in numerous places online that Aspens must be pruned when dormant. The local arborist insists he can safely do it now in August. I also have some Choke Cherry trees. What are the facts?

Teton County Wyoming Posted about 1 month ago