It is far beyond frustrating to spend good time, energy and money planning and planting a beautiful garden only to watch deer treat it as a personal all-you-can-eat buffet.
This past winter the deer ate several of my shrubs that I was told they wouldn’t touch, including hollies and some low roses. Can you recommend some truly deer-resistant shrubs? Read Article
How to treat black knot, a disease that affects plum and cherry trees. Read Article
Please help me save my 66-year-old Christmas cactus, which is wilting. Read Article
Try this advice to keep mice, voles, chipmunks and other animals from eating your flower bulbs. Read Article
Ladybugs are good for gardens, but that doesn’t mean you have to welcome them inside your house. Here’s how to keep ladybugs from moving indoors in the fall. Read Article
The activity of certain plants can prompt you to perform certain tasks in the garden. This tip tells you some common indicator plants and what they mean.
Here’s a great tip for removing bindweed from a perennial bed without laborious hand-pulling.
Why poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac make us itchy, plus how to rid the yard and garden of these plants, and what to do when contact occurs.
The citrus mealybug is a major greenhouse and houseplant pest. In subtropical climates, this sucking insect is also a problem outdoors. Read Article
Mexican bean beetle, a member of the ladybug family, attacks many kinds of beans—bush, pole, and lima—as well as cowpeas and soybeans. Read Article