As you peruse the airport gift shop, you become aware of tiny plaintive voices calling out, “Help me”, “Help me”! And, there they are, exotic cacti, boxed and waiting to be purchased and shipped to Uncle Fudd (I had one) in Maine or Aunt Etoile (I had one) in Kansas.
Lo, the aphid—the bane of all gardeners. Closely inspecting the colorful “plant louse” will reveal that both winged and non-winged female adults appear to be engaged in a delightful dance. While siphoning plant sap from tender, new plant tissue, they are producing copious amounts of honeydew.
Dry Crumbles is an organic, coarse-grade dry fertilizer formulated to include critical (and often overlooked) slow-release nutrients required for building healthier, more attractive and vibrant lawns throughout the year.
Planting a garden can be a rewarding experience, but the hard work that’s also involved will pay off only if there’s sufficient water for the fruits and vegetables to grow. Check out our four tips to keep your garden growing during a drought.