Winter Moth

  Wondering what those ½ inch pale brown moths are doing hovering in your porch lights or why they are even alive this time of year? They are called winter moth. The male and female winter moths emerge over a period of several weeks beginning in late November and continue through December. During this time, […]

Container Gardening in Winter

Wondering what to do with your window boxes, urns and planters now that the fall has passed?  Look around your yard.  Fresh cut greens and branches can easily transform your planters.  Juniper, Holly, Cedar even Rhododendron branches can be used.  Berries, grasses, white birch twigs, red twig Dogwood branches and seed pods too.  If you […]

Fall Garden Projects

It is time for your fall garden projects.   Below we have listed what you should/could be doing now to prep your yards for the winter months. Pull up plant material that is no longer useful and add to compost pile.  Toss any material that is insect ridden or diseased.  Keep weeding; mature weed plants drop weed seeds that […]

Big win for Bees

Big Win for Beekeepers as Court Voids Insecticide Honeybees pollinate plants that produce roughly a quarter of the food consumed by Americans. The demise of the bees has become a hotly debated topic between agrochemical companies, which say the insecticides they sell are not to blame, and those who say research shows a direct connection […]