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Q:  After this last freeze I noticed my salvia was covered in white insects – you called them scale.  Do think the freeze killed all the insects?  Should I leave the plants alone or remove them now?

Salvia leucantha

A:  In some instances it is better to remove insect and disease infested plants rather than chemically treat them.  Although the salvia will probably return in the spring it is too easy for the insects to get started… Read More