Ticks, a serious problem.
On our new property we have some woods and are surrounded by woods from neighboring properties. We've cleaned up and cleared out brambles and such making the close proximity of the house more open and deer stay further away. But our barn cats venture out and come in contact to where the ticks are still prevalent. And so do…
Last spring I found a dead armadillo in my woods, and so very much hoped he was a loner, since they are still rare in this part of Missouri.... No such luck. Last week, when the snow pack had melted down to a few inches of slush and was thawing one day, freezing the next, then thawing again, I noticed some strange tracks…
Rabbits in the garden
This article seems like a pretty good round-up of ideas for dealing with rabbits in the garden (though it skips the obvious--rabbit stew,,,,) I've tried a few of the deterrents listed, and they seem to work for a while till the rabbits get used to them....Anyone have any other good ones?
Hornworms on My Tomato Plants
Well, my little, isolated patio garden had been discovered by tomato hornworms. I removed 4 of them from one of my 3 cherry tomato plants today. In about 24 hours since the last watering, they have eaten half my Black Cherry plant.
Newbie from Canada - Help! A big challenge problem.
Hello fellow The Grow Network members, I`m a newbie from Canada, and this is my first post. I read posts by other members on TGN and I like it here already. First of all, I’m a hobbyist gardener for several years and with plenty of challenges. However, I have one big one – predators both small (insects) and big (rodents to…