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Hort Notes: Clippings from the Garden

Current 'Hort Notes: Clippings from the Garden' Newsletter

A Commercial Horticulture Newsletter for Landscapers, Arborists, Garden Centers, Turfgrass Managers, and Property Owners!

For 35 years, Hort Notes has provided timely, research-based information to Green Industry professionals on the latest control strategies for insects and diseases of woody ornamentals, as well as weed management, alerts about current pest outbreaks, and educational opportunities. UMass Extension ceased printing the hard copy version of Hort Notes at the end of 2015 and transitioned this publication to being available exclusively online.

Since 2020, we have also combined aspects of Garden Clippings (our horticultural newsletter for home gardeners) with our Hort Notes newsletter to provide one-stop shopping for all of your educational needs! Hort Notes: Clippings from the Garden is written for landscapers, grounds managers, arborists, and other green industry professionals with the understanding that home gardeners may also look to this publication for information as well. This newsletter includes monthly email alerts to emerging landscape insect and disease problems while providing timely Integrated Pest Management strategies and emphasizing timely plant health care practices and problem-solving information.

Questions? Contact Ellen Weeks at 413-545-0895;

© Copyright 2022 UMass Extension. The content of this newsletter may be reproduced with permission of UMass Extension and acknowledgement of the author.

CreditsHort Notes is produced by the UMass Extension, Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program. The copy is prepared from data and reports provided by the staff and faculty of the UMass Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program, the UMass Extension Turf Program, the UMass Extension Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture Program, and as well as cooperating horticulturists and Green Industry professionals. 

DISCLAIMER: The information in Hort Notes is not presented as recommendations, but rather as research-based knowledge intended to help practitioners make informed decisions. The content authors make no guarantees and assume no liability as to the efficacy of outlined practices or listed materials. The user of this information assumes all risks and liability for personal injury and property damage (read full disclaimer).