I’m at constant war with the critters that assault my gardens all year long.
Gardening Tips for May
Start looking for tent caterpillar nests in fruit trees and remove. Spray water or B.t. to safely remove without harming trees.
Gardening Question of the Day
My gooseberry bush has been doing poorly in recent years. Any suggestions?
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Spring Planting Dates
What are the best planting dates in the spring for your garden seeds? Our chart is customized to your zip code! See Best Planting Dates.
Vegetable, Herb, & Fruit Guide
See our free plant guides with advice on how to plant, grow, and harvest common crops.
Pests & Weeds
Get help! Identify and control pest problems in your garden.
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