Juniper Disease

Juniper Disease

We are seeing some “dead spots” in Juniper’s currently; what is going on? With all the rain we are getting, blight diseases and root rot are everywhere. So, what do you do? You are not going to like the answer, but there is not a magic spray to fix this. Of course,...
Planting a Butterfly Garden

Planting a Butterfly Garden

April is upon us and spring has sprung, so it’s time to plant that butterfly garden! We know everyone likes butterflies, so here are some plant tips and selections. You can likely pick them up at your favorite lawn and garden center. A good butterfly garden will have...
Pest Threats to Humans ! AAARGH !!!

Pest Threats to Humans ! AAARGH !!!

Which pests are posing significant health threats to Humans this Summer ?  This question was posed to Dr. Stuart Mitchell and he replied the following.  ” We tend to overlook the backboned critters. However, the risk to health from exposure is sometimes...
Tent Caterpillar  ! ?

Tent Caterpillar ! ?

While out and about yesterday the number of tent caterpillar/webworm sightings were up , way up.  You will notice the “bags of worms” in several trees.   They are common in Black Walnut , Sweet Gum , Persimmon and other fruit and nut bearing trees as well...
Bad News Grubs !

Bad News Grubs !

White Grubs show up in well-kept lawns for one reason !  To fatten themselves up by eating  the roots of your grass. Grubs feed underground and out of sight. They don’t really care if your grass dies in the process.  Let’s prevent (stop) these unwelcome...
Cool time, slow Bermuda !

Cool time, slow Bermuda !

Well gang , we are having another cool wet Spring.  Oh I’m not complaining too much as this fortells a milder Summer without 110 temps with high humidity we can see in late July and August ( don’t ya love it here ? ) BUT , what does this do to our warm and...

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