We are in that time of year again when Japanese beetles invade our gardens and landscapes with an appetite that would put most teenagers to shame.
A vegetable garden is just not complete without summer squash growing among the tomatoes, peppers, okra and cucumbers.
As soil becomes less fertile and more compacted over time, healthy turf thins out and its growth declines.
Homegrown vegetables are a staple for many Southerners during the summertime.
In the past two weeks, I discussed powdery mildew and spot anthracnose, which are diseases affecting dogwoods. Therefore, this is the third and final article focusing on the details about dogwood anthracnose.
In my last article, I discussed powdery mildew on dogwoods. In this article, I want to talk about a different disease that can infect dogwood trees - spot anthracnose.
Just the other day, I was looking at a dogwood tree at the house and saw it was in pretty good shape.
I remember as a boy playing with all of the other neighborhood kids during the summer.
If you are like most of us, then this is the time of year we all have something growing in the yard other than what you want to be growing.
This past ice storm proved to be very interesting for a lot of people.
As turf grass areas occasionally begin to thin out, moss and algae begin to form because conditions for growing dense, healthy turf have declined.
Valentine's Day is not only all about romance and significant others, but it is about reflecting on all of those whom you care for in your life such as siblings, parents, close friends and even pets.
Over time the soil beneath our lawns can become as hard as a brick due to soil compaction. This reduces pore space and increases soil density, resulting in problems for any gardener.
If you have ever come into my office to ask a question about how to grow a garden, fix a production issue or renovate a pasture, one of the first things I request is a soil sample.
We really never think about it, but chimney maintenance is important. Especially since a house fire from a badly maintained chimney is 100 percent preventable.
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Just the other day, I received an email from a co-worker about a gentleman who used the wrong chemical on his lawn and wiped it ...
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