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Japanese Beetles – they’re here! What can you do?

Japanese Beetle life cycle

Japanese Beetles are here!  What can you do?  We have provided information on treatments for Japanese Beetles are the different stages of their life cycle, and how to best treat to rid your plants of these pests.    The Japanese beetle can be a very damaging insect in both the adult and larval stages. [see […]

Seeds of Joy

Starting plants from seeds is a fun and easy way to stretch those gardening dollars. Whether you are interested in annuals, perennials, herbs or vegetables you’ll find a great selection of seeds to start prior to planting out this spring. Of course you can also sow seeds directly into your garden beds. When you consider […]

Houseplant of the Month: Anthuriums

Anthurium Care Family: Araceae Common Name: Flamingo Flower, Tail Flower, Painted Tongue Plant Botanical Name: Anthurium andraeanum Here’s a little secret: the beautiful heart-shaped “flowers” are not flowers! What makes these durable, easy-care houseplants so appealing are red, white, pink, or purple waxy leaves called spathes that flare from the base of the fleshy spike […]