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PlantersPlace.com has a variety of resources to help you become the gardener you've always wanted to be. Marianne Binetti has answered thousand questions and she'll be happy to answer yours. The Video Gallery has more than 100 instructional videos and our bloggers have written on subjects ranging from herbs to pests and from roses to veggies. We are also pleased to provide links to hundreds of reprinted articles from prestigious sources like Horticulture magazine and FineGardening.com. If you are looking for one-stop gardening knowledge, you've come to the right place.

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There is great slug bait called Worry Free” and “Sluggo”- you can use on your edible plants & it will not harm you or your pets.”

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Beneficial Bugs & Winter Cover: Hello Marianne. I have been working towards a more organic approach in my garden since last spring. I no longer use pesticides and have released several lacewing eggs to try to re-establish a balance. I am confused though as to how I should proceed now that the garden is entering dormancy -> Some sources say to remove the perennial foliage, etc. to avoid harboring the eggs & larvae of insect pest species, while other sources say to leave the dead stems, leaves & seed-heads in place to provide habitat for overwintering the "good guys" and feeding the birds who are also characterized as "good guys". I know there are no simple answers, but might I have your take based on personal experience? I have evergreen perennial grasses, deciduous berried shrubs and evergreen trees for cover and a food source which remain in place year round. Thank you.
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