Monthly Archives: May 2014

Ticks

Tick season is in full swing, and with it comes the health problems of Lyme disease and spotted fever that they spread. It is therefore wise to “know thy enemy”.   If you remember your science class, ticks are not … Continue reading

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Have Seeds Will Travel

Plant life is absolutely lush in our part of the world. If ground is not paved nor has a building on it, it usually has plants growing on it or trying to get a toe hold. Which begs the question: … Continue reading

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The Earth as an Apple

Our present lifestyle it is easy to forget the importance of our natural resources We need the air, water, soil, plants, and animal to quite frankly stay alive, and so it’s important to use them properly and sustainably. Here is … Continue reading

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Shade Trees and Insurance

Tree damage from storms is not that uncommon in in our area, so you might want to check your homeowner’s insurance to see if landscape plants are covered. If they are, the insurance company can arrange to have an appraiser … Continue reading

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Ground Ivy

Ground Ivy (Glechoma hederacea) is a small plant that’s probably in your yard, but keeps a low profile and you may not see it. It’s worth a close look though, for its petite bloom and leaves are striking. It has … Continue reading

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