September 17, 2014
Although our gardens are winding down most of us still have some veggies to enjoy until Mr. Frost comes a “knockin”. How tempting to bite into an apple fresh from the tree, or grab a fully ripe tomato or perhaps nibble on a cucumber as you harvest...
September 9, 2014
People who complain about bumblebees flying about under the eaves of their homes are probably being annoyed by carpenter bees.
Fire Blight in Your Fruit Tree
September 8, 2014
2014 has been a tough year for apple and pear trees. Fire blight is the disease that causes the leaves to die on infected branches, but the branch next to it may be perfectly normal.
A Win-Win Solution
September 5, 2014
Reducing lawn area and planting pollinator-friendly plants can help to help reduce Japanese beetle populations.
Woodpeckers and Emerald Ash Borer
September 4, 2014
The University of Illinois at Chicago has found the woodpecker is a natural predator with a ravenous appetite for eating the EAB larvae.