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How to Protect Your Home against Winter Pests

Winter pests are a challenge as insects, rodents and other vermin seek a safe haven from the cold weather at this time of year.  Your warm and cozy home offers just such a pleasant environment for pests. Mice and other rodents are the primary winter… Permalink to ‘How to Protect Your Home against Winter Pests’ Read more
Category: Home & Garden
Things to Look For in Pest Control

Things to Look For in Pest Control

Some pest problems can be handled with a few chemicals from the local hardware store. However, other problems are too extreme, too extensive, or too difficult to manage alone. For such problems, a person or company will want professional help. If you have faced this before, you are aware there are many pest control firms […] Read more
Useful Ideas For Selecting The Best Home Insulation

Useful Ideas For Selecting The Best Home Insulation

You can lower your monthly power bill and increase your home's comfort when the correct house insulation is installed. Insulation helps with summer cooling and winter warming since it prevents heat from moving in and out of your home. Having the right insulation installed can reduce your energy use and significantly lower your cooling and Read more
The Pests of Azaleas and Camellias

The Pests of Azaleas and Camellias

Starting caladiums in the South during March is not a good idea. We do not attempt to start our main crop of fancy leaved caladiums until the weather gets fairly warm; however, it is possible to start a few in a sunny window this month. If planted too early and if the weather remains cool, the bulbs may rot. A safe method of handling is to start Read more
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How To Protect Your Thrips and Aphids

How To Protect Your Thrips and Aphids

Although the Almanac says spring is supposed to last from March 21 to June 21, here in the South it is usually a much shorter season. A freeze may come as late as the last week in March, as it did last year, and by May summer weather has arrived. March is the time to do all those things we could not do in winter and which must be done before hot Read more
Category: Plant Stuff

Plant Problems in the West

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Buying New Rose Bushes – Years of Cultivating Spraying Fertilizing

Buying New Rose Bushes – Years of Cultivating Spraying Fertilizing

When buying a rose bush, you may have sometimes thought that the price was pretty high. But suppose YOU were producing them. What would you want for a plant that had gone through these various stages of development and growth? Read more
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How To Protect Yourself From Lawn Pests

How To Protect Yourself From Lawn Pests

Do you have pests or gophers invading your lawn? Chances are, if you have a lawn you will run into a pest problem at some point. Some of the most common pests are the gopher and a close relative the mole. Perhaps, its because those pesky creatures, ants and other insects are finding your lawn attractive. What can you do to get them to stop Read more
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Efficient Pest Management Methods

Efficient Pest Management Methods

There is no greater and more effective pest management and pest control method than proper education and right knowledge. When this is established in every community, in every home and in each and every individual, then there is no pest that can escape their terrible fate. Armed with correct thoughts, an individual can then formulate different, Read more
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Protect Yourself Against Lawn Pests

Protect Yourself Against Lawn Pests

Do you have pests or gophers invading your lawn? Chances are, if you have a lawn you will run into a pest problem at some point. Some of the most common pests are the gopher and a close relative the mole. Perhaps, its because those pesky creatures, ants and other insects are finding your lawn attractive. What can you do to get them to stop Read more
Category: Plant Stuff