What's Coming Up 68: Rake loopers, I.D. pests, dress a Japanese maple for winter

This 13-page issue is a PDF magazine.

This 13-page issue is a PDF magazine.

To read the complete issue, download the PDF.

What's inside:

Rake up a looper: Should we burn all the fallen oak leaves to curb an insect? No, just watch and wait. Pp. 1-2


How to identify a garden pest: Simple steps to put a name to a problem and thereby find answers. Pg 2


When "a lot of gall" matters: How to know if galled leaves mean trouble. Pp. 2-3


Why insect I.D. relies on plant name: If it's green with brown stripes it's legion. Green with brown stripes on oak, identifiable. Pg. 3

Winter garb protects an at-risk Japanese maple during winter. Why Japanese maples suffer winter damage even if they're hardy to the zone, and how to make the remedy beautiful. Pp. 4-11


Rosemary's indoor purpose: Air freshener! Pg 11

Fitting kids in barrows, and plants in pots: Thumbs up and down to once in a lifetime rides and irreplaceable pots. Pg. 13

We get goofy in winter, for sure. But don't we have fun?!

We get goofy in winter, for sure. But don't we have fun?!