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This week’s column comes courtesy of the mom of one of my employees that had a nasty nature experience. Beware the white caterpillar. You see white caterpillars are beautiful, but within … more
I once heard a story about an old man, around seventy years of age, somewhere in the Mediterranean that was going to plant a tree in his yard. The tree he decided on was a Carob tree. His neighbor … more
If you are up in the Catskills or Poconos for the summer to relax and enjoy the great outdoors, all the rain we have been having may be an annoyance. So far we have been having one of the wettest … more
Here comes the beatles. No, not those Beatles. Japanese Beetles, and they want to eat your roses, trees and perennials. Come Fourth of July weekend every year like clockwork the brown shiny … more
Well the inspiration for this week’s column comes from a conversation I had with a couple of friends I hadn’t seen in quite a while, Carol and Roger Brucher. Carol had asked me if I had … more
This time of year, customers are coming in and looking for whatever is blooming now. For our summer residents, forsythia, azaleas, quince and the like that have already past bloom are of no … more
We are now well into the growing season and I have heard about a lot of problems cropping up this year. The crazy weather on Memorial Day weekend and then the scorching heat the following weekend … more
A quick follow-up to my frustration of last week. So the next day I brought home some starting fluid and a new spark plug from the store. As I was taking apart the air filter housing so I could spray … more
A quick follow-up to my frustration of last week. So the next day I brought home some starting fluid and a new spark plug from the store. As I was taking apart the air filter housing so I could spray … more
I wasn't sure what I was going to write about this week, until luck would have it the topic fell right into my lap: Frustration. Everything was going good on Tuesday when I normally write my column. … more
It has been another crazy spring and I have been running around like a chicken with my head cut off. A month ago now a reader sent me a letter asking for advice on finding a tree for the corner of … more
Fungus, normally the bane of the gardener, can also be beneficial and I am not talking about the mushrooms on your pizza tonight. A fungus known as mycorrhiza is being added to many professional … more
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