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.

Fungi: The Types that may Exist in your Backyard

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Fungi: The Types that may Exist in your Backyard

With a wet spring continuing into the summer throughout much of the country this year, there’s no doubt mushrooms are...

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The Bird Feeder: Taking it Down for the Season
The Bird Feeder: Taking it Down for the Season

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

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Blister Rust Resistant Currants and Gooseberries
Blister Rust Resistant Currants and Gooseberries

We all know that non-native plant species can be an issue in the landscape often...

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Feed the birds now so they eat garden pests in the future

It hasn’t been a terrible winter this year, but early in the season we decided...

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Caring for Poinsettias During the Winter
Caring for Poinsettias During the Winter

During a grocery run this week, I was taken by the stunning poinsettias for sale...

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Preventing Pests with Essential Oils
Preventing Pests with Essential Oils

It’s a frosty morning with windchill temperatures well below zero, so it’s no surprise that...

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Wintering Plants Until Growing Next Season
Wintering Plants Until Growing Next Season

’Tis the season to either bring in containers of plants to winter over or dump...

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Meet Amy Grisak

Amy's Videos

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