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Sometimes it is difficult to come up with what to write about that is both helpful and relevant to what is going on right now outside. With that in mind I am going to focus this week on keeping your … more
So who is picking vegetables from their garden already? I have been picking swiss chard and kale for a couple weeks already, but now the tomatoes and cucumbers are ripening up quick. Granted the … more
It is time to stop and smell the roses, literally. Late June through July are some of the best times to enjoy the fragrance of roses. Like lilacs in the spring, roses permeate the air this time of … more
With the wild spring that we have seen with stay at home orders from the coronavirus to crazy weather patterns were it is warmer one week and then you get a surprise frost, now we are dealing with … more
Last week while working in back of the store, after one of those pop up rain storms, Pebbles came around the corner of the warehouse with a huge patch of mud on one of her back hips. Now let me be … more
Bats, they conjour up images of creepy blood suckers that live in caves or vampires like Dracula that may be lurking around the corner, ready to pounce and suck your blood. But bats have gotten a bad … more
A few years ago I wrote a column about black walnuts that I had harvested from a roadside tree. Now besides the hard time shelling the darn things, which I got a lot of advice on, there was also the … more
Well Memorial Day Weekend is upon us and normally we in the garden center business would be gearing up for the busiest weekend of the year, but not this year. This year with so many people at home, … more
Thawing hoses at 6:30 a.m. seems to be the norm this spring. When I get up early and see that frosty hue over the lawn, I know it is going to be a cold morning. Hopefully by this weekend the cold … more
Hopefully you reading this on Friday before it is too late to cover your plants. After a beauty of a weekend last weekend, this weekend will be a beast. There is a freeze warning tonight with … more
Just before writing this column on Tuesday, I was outside in the sunshine around 6 p.m., throwing the frisbee to my dogs, Lily and Pebbles. Everything was great until the black flies, those tiny … more
Now that the weather is getting a little warmer and you have been couped up from the Wuhan virus, you may want to start working on your yard to get it into shape or maybe you need to put a lawn in … more
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