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Don’t Let It bug You

Don’t Let It bug You

There’s nothing like sitting out on the porch on a summer evening, listening to the not-so-relaxing sound of “Buzz/Ow/Slap…..Buzz/Ow/Slap!” As the temps start heating up this month, outside insects will become even more frequent visitors.  So surround your porch, deck, and outdoor sitting areas with these plants that are known to discourage mosquitoes and more! […]

Skeeter Beaters

Skeeter Beaters

There are all kinds of herbs and plants that are natural repellents to summer’s annoying mosquitoes.  Fill your porch or deck with these and mosquitoes will be more likely to keep their distance and let you enjoy summer nights in peace! Lavender – EVERYONE should be growing lavender somewhere in their landscape!  The beautiful purple […]

June’s Bug Battles

June’s Bug Battles

It’s actually an easy battle to win, when you have the right weapons!  Here’s a look at some of the nastiest bugs you’ll come across this month and what you can do to eliminate – or better still, prevent – them. Spider Mites – The symptoms of their presence is pale green and/or yellowing leaves, […]

Pest Control: Prevention

Pest Control: Prevention

Naturally, playing keep away is better!  An ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure when it comes to controlling unwanted garden pests.  Our gardening experts are at your disposal, to help you identify the problem, plan the prevention, and when needed, provide you with the cure. If you don’t have a garden […]

Got Grubs?

Got Grubs?

This month is feeding times for those garden nasties – grubs! They’ll spend this month fattening up for the winter ahead, where they will snuggle in until next spring. That makes this an ideal month to kill grubs before they can damage your lawn and garden and damage it they will! They will feed on […]

O Deer!

O Deer!

Just because you enjoyed “Bambi” doesn’t mean you’re ready to welcome deer to the landscape! While they are beautiful to look at, they can wreak havoc in your landscape. We’re getting lots of reports of deer this year, making themselves at home in the landscape and gardens. The potential damage is significant. They feed on […]