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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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Vegetables to plant now for fall

Vegetables to Plant Now for Fall The same hot weather that brings out the best in tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and other summer vegetables makes spinach, lettuce, peas and other cool-weather vegetables tough and bitter. In the middle of a siege of hazy, hot days, it is hard to imagine that the weather will ever be cool and...
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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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