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How to choose beautiful flowers for your garden that the deer won’t eat. Blog Image
How to choose beautiful flowers for your garden that the deer won’t eat.

It’s the time of year when people are trying to plant a flower garden that won’t be decimated by...

How to teach your kids about the birds, bees, and every other insect in the garden Blog Image
How to teach your kids about the birds, bees, and every other insect in the garden

The boys caught an antlion so you can imagine the excitement level around here. For those who are...

Choose native shrubs to avoid insect pest problems Blog Image
Choose native shrubs to avoid insect pest problems

If you want a low-fuss landscape where you don’t have to worry as much about pest problems, look to...

Keep nesting materials natural for the birds Blog Image
Keep nesting materials natural for the birds

It’s so nice to have the birds singing and engaged in the business of nest making. Watching them...

How to raise your own praying mantises Blog Image
How to raise your own praying mantises

A couple of months ago Sam purchased an ootheca, the egg sac of a praying mantis, for a speech...

Spring feeding and pest control in the lawn Blog Image
Spring feeding and pest control in the lawn

Happy first day of spring! We had temperatures over 70 degrees over the weekend, and while I should...

Troubleshooting your seedling problems Blog Image
Troubleshooting your seedling problems

This is the time of the year when people sometimes wonder whether starting their own seedlings is...

Keeping your peas pest and disease free Blog Image
Keeping your peas pest and disease free

St. Patrick’s Day is approaching, which is when a number of gardeners traditionally plant their...

Keeping your early lettuce and spinach healthy Blog Image
Keeping your early lettuce and spinach healthy

We all look forward to those early spring greens when we no longer have to rely on the...

Potato pests require early planning Blog Image
Potato pests require early planning

After a record setting cold spell around here lately, I’m more than ready to think about spring and...

Fending off problems with rosemary during the winter Blog Image
Fending off problems with rosemary during the winter

Happy Solstice, or rather the day after! We’ve had a couple of weeks of sub-zero weather to remind...

What do warmer autumns mean for gardeners? Blog Image
What do warmer autumns mean for gardeners?

One feature I really like on Facebook is being able to see what you were doing a year ago… or seven...