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Autumn leaves on grass

Lawn Care and Falling Leaves

I’m not a big fan of overseeding the lawn with annual ryegrass. This is partly due to my not …

Pillbug

Bringing Houseplants Indoors

Any houseplants that have spent the summer months outdoors should be acclimated to less sunlight and prepared to be …

Newly harvested beets

Transition to a Fall Garden

My cucumber vines, squash plants and string beans have all finished producing for the year. The squash and the …

Large Patch Disease

Summer Growth Grass Care

Warm season grasses, with the rain and the heat, should be growing fast and producing lots of foliage to …

Trees limbs down after storm

Thunderstorms and Strong Winds

It’s worth mentioning that with the heat comes severe thunderstorms. This means strong winds that can break off dead …

Beets in the ground

Get Planting Fall Vegetables

Even with the heat of the summer, August is a good time to consider planting many of the fall …

Stressed Out Grass

Stressed Out Grass

As I drive around the area, I notice that there are a lot of lawns that are turning gray …

Image: Spider Mites. Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org

Spider Mites and Crispy Leaves

Ornamental trees and shrubs usually have a deeper root system than turf or vegetables. These deeper roots should help them …

Japanese Beetle, William Fountain, University of Kentucky, Bugwood.org

June Insects in the Garden

There are a whole host of insects that might be found on trees and shrubs at this time of …

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