Colorado CO-Horts: “Promise America to Not Move Firewood”


Alexis Alvey, Horticulture Agent, CSU Denver Extension

What do baseball bats, bugs, and ash trees all have in common? (And no, this is not some lame, bar room joke.) Well, they are all part of the “Promise America” campaign initiated by the US Department of Agriculture.

This campaign has been launched to educate everyday homeowners and gardening enthusiasts alike about the invasive insect pest called the Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) which is killing literally millions of ash trees across America. KEEP READING >>