By Jennifer Poindexter Do you have a canine friend who won’t seem to stay out of your garden? How do you keep your dog from plundering your garden without losing your mind or your harvest? You’re in the right place if these questions frequently run through your mind. The … [Read more...]
Are lizards good for the garden?
QUESTION: Are lizards good for the garden? I have a lot of anoles in my back yard. - Jen T ANSWER: Yes, lizards are good for your garden. There are two main reasons they’re a good sign when seen in your growing spaces. … [Read more...]
Where Do Slugs Come From at Night?
By Erin Marissa Russell Ever wondered where slugs come from at night? Trying to keep your garden safe from slugs can be maddening. It seems like each night, these mollusks launch an invasion to munch on your garden’s tastiest, tenderest leaves. We’ll tell you about where slugs … [Read more...]
Grackle vs. Crow vs. Raven, Explained
by Erin Marissa Russell Ready to explore the similarities and differences between grackles versus crows versus ravens? These black birds are often mistaken for one another, because visually they are quite similar. But you can learn a few tricks to help you tell the difference … [Read more...]
How to Fight Spider Mites
by Matt Gibson Got spider mites in your garden or on your houseplants, and looking for options to control them? Spider mites are one of the more common pests found in gardens. These pests also affect houseplants and indoor garden setups, and not just outdoor plants. The tiny … [Read more...]