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Eddie’s Corner: Do you have “Cones” on your Evergreens?

By Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent, August 2105

BagwormsLately I have had a lot of calls from people who have noticed thinning in their needled evergreen shrubs. Upon closer inspection they have seen their trees or shrubs loaded with lots of tiny cone-like objects. These little needle covered bags can become so numerous that an affected evergreen can look like a Christmas tree hung with ornaments. What you are seeing is actually an insect problem and the culprit is the common bagworm.  Continue reading