Powdery Mildew in the Garden
Do your plants look like they’ve been covered in baby powder? Chances are they’ve got a case of powdery mildew. Learn how to keep this nasty fungus at bay.
Is it a Pest? Put IPM to the Test!
Part of practicing good integrated pest management is to know how to properly deal with a pest problem. Use these options as a guide to ridding your garden of insect pests.
Don’t Let Junebugs Bug You
You know we’ve entered the nice-weather season when you’re enjoying a warm evening outside and then get hit in the head with a Junebug. While such an encounter can freak you out, the real horror behind these beetles occurs when they first emerge – as white grubs feeding on your lawn. Learn more about the life cycle and feeding habits of these mainly harmless behemoths of the insect world.
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Plants That Take the Heat
Gardening through hot, dry summers can be tough, but it’s not impossible if you have the right plants. These heat-tolerant beauties can brighten up summer gardens.
Low Volume = Smart Irrigation
Whether or not your area struggles with drought, low-volume irrigation is smart practice. Learn some tips to low-volume watering and conserving a precious resource.
A Sedge Made for the Shade
If you need an easy shade plant but are tired of hosta, try variegated broadleaved creeping sedge. This well-mannered shade lover helps gloomy garden spots shine!