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A Riot of Color!

Welcome to Mid-Summer in North-Central Connecticut!  This is the time of year that the days are hot...

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Tomato Bacterial Spot and Speck

Last week we discussed blossom end rot, a malady that strikes tomatoes as the green fruits begin to...

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Stumped

Tree removal is an expensive process and generally doesn’t include stump removal, which can cost...

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Blossom End Rot on Tomatoes

The springtime garden is lush and full of green and budding things. But July is a different story....

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A Little Help From My Friends

Ah, Summer!  It's such a busy time of year!  We rosarians are well aware of the fact that our...

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Going old-school against squash bugs

Sometimes a mild winter bites you in the behind, particularly when it comes to pests. One example...

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Nice marmot, man

Imagine a ground squirrel on steroids and you have an idea of what anyone with a marmot in their...

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Success with Hanging Baskets

By mid-July, many hanging baskets look weary and have more foliage than blooms on long straggly...

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Growing Veggies in the Smallest of Places

Growing your own food is very cool. It’s very “on trend,” as they say. I’m not so sure who “they”...

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Cannas in Containers

Looking for a large container plant with tropical flair?  If so, then Cannas might be the perfect...

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Be kind to your dragons

Dragonflies are a sometimes overlooked beneficial insect in the garden. We’re used to seeing them...

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Harnessing More Rose Bloom

Rules.  There are always rules.  Like the one that says when cutting a bloom or deadheading a rose,...