A pesticide is any chemical used by man to control pests. These intruders come in various shapes and sizes. They include but aren’t limited to: fungus, bacteria, insects, plant disease, snails, slugs, or weed infestation.
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Now that Ive gotten your full attention with that title Ill let you in on a little secret - Im talking about your front yard.
Ever feel like youre being watched in your own... read full post →
Its time to enjoy the warm weather and soak up the summer sun out on the deck. Well, hopefully, not directly on the deck, but on your comfy deck furniture. So many stores sell the same patio and deck furniture all spring and summer... read full post →
I can tell you, firsthand, that theres nothing better than a home cooked meal enhanced by homegrown herbs - the flavor is just unbeatable. Ive found that herb gardens can be a little difficult to get going, but once youve... read full post →
My mother was a staunch supporter of the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL—near the Chicago suburb where I grew up. Mom had a profound love of trees, and I learned about trees in an up-close-and-personal way from the very beginning of my... read full post →