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Squirrel Control in Your Garden

Squirrel Control in Your Garden With a fondness for fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers, the common gray squirrel has long spelled trouble for home gardeners. From Maine to Montana, these wily creatures yank geraniums from window boxes, pluck cherry tomatoes from their vines, and strip apple trees like professional pickers. Though their foraging forays can happen...
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Invasive Weeds in the Garden pt2

Invasive Weeds in the Garden part 2 in our series There are many types of invasive weeds in our area.  We are going to focus on the most common and most annoying.  We will give you tips on avoiding, removing, eradicating them in these articles.  We will also help you to simply identify them, see if you...
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Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Please use the photo to Identify Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac.  The removal of each is very similar in procedure.  Most common is Poison Ivy, so we will work with that.  If your area is wet, you may have poison sumac instead. Poison ivy plants make a dreadful garden companion. The resin in their oil...
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Invasive Weeds In Garden part 1

Invasive Weeds In Garden? This is the first part in a series of tips to control Invasive Weeds in your Garden.  This article will feature Bindweed and Creeping Charlie as they are very common in this part of Pennsylvania. What is Creeping Charlie?creepingcharlie This aggressive weed likes moist, shaded...
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