Soil compaction occurs when the soil structure is compressed, thus reducing the number and size of the pore spaces between the particles, which causes a decrease in the availability of air and oxygen for the… Read More
Category: Home Landscapes
Pollinators in General More than Honeybees and Monarchs, All Pollinators Face Challenges Worldwide. What do pollinators do for us? They feed us! They pollinate the healthy fruits, vegetables and nuts we eat and need to… Read More
Greetings Everyone, Let me give you a little background on one era of my life, back to when I lived for the weekend and opportunities to escape to the water. In my twenties, I raced… Read More
How many times have you noticed that a tree just planted in the middle of a sidewalk is deteriorating? What is the average lifespan of a tree planted in a sidewalk? Does the tree have… Read More
All of sudden it became clear, and, sometimes we need reminding in the most unusual of ways. My garden reminded me of a few life lessons this past month.
From Formal to Cottage to Tropical, the list goes on and on, to … never thought about it. With so many garden trends to choose from, have you ever thought about your garden style?
Summer is the time of year when we receive the most calls about honey bees ( Apis sp.).The calls are not generally to praise the busy bee for its hard work, but to report them… Read More
The birds are using your trees as landing strips readying their turn to land on the bird feeder. The butterflies are in abundance dancing in the air approaching their favorite flower and the bees take… Read More
Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center are predicting an above-normal hurricane season! An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. The outlook predicts a 60% chance of… Read More
Oftentimes we hear, “plant your ornamentals in the front yard and edibles in the backyard (so that nobody sees them)”, or “food plants always look scraggly”, but there are several very pretty edible plants that… Read More