Lacewings get their name from the intricate net-like arrangement of veins on their wings. With the arrival of spring, lacewings are much more active in our landscapes.
Although the common name, white fringetree, alludes to a tree, it is often treated as a large shrub in the landscape, reaching a range of anywhere from 12 to 20 feet.
One of the most important ways you can help pollinators is by provisioning your yard with plants that provide pollen and nectar. To attract butterflies, you will also need to include a variety of larval host plants for caterpillars to eat.
This article summarizes one method of capturing and killing spotted lanternfly (SLF): placing sticky bands on trees.
Penn State Extension has developed new resources for weed management and is beginning to offer bilingual training opportunities.