Pest Patrol with Amy Grisak

Amy Grisak is a freelance author and photographer in Great Falls, MT who specializes in gardening, foods, and sustainable agriculture. She provides information on every kind of gardening pest from earwigs to elk.

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A couple of the few pests that bother Columbine plants.

There are garden plants that don’t seem to have any pest issues at all for some people, but even these...

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There’s no doubt it’s been a wild winter for many parts of the country. Some...

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When to take down the bird feeder for the season

It’s been a banner year at the bird feeder with hundreds of house sparrows, a...

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Amy's Videos

Trimming Hops When Overgrown And Unkempt
Trimming Hops When Overgrown And Unkempt
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Elderberry Cuttings: Collection and Planting Techniques
Elderberry Cuttings: Collection and Planting Techniques
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