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Q. An oleander bush was given to me and it is being eaten by caterpillars. Is there a spray and will it freeze? A. Hopefully the caterpillars weren't part of the gift but just an attractant for the polka-dot moth. It's a pretty moth with white, red and...
Tags: Chemical Industry, Cilantro
The statement of the obvious: Bad teachers are afraid of being evaluated based on how well their students perform on standardized tests. When they fail their students, their students fail them. The question: But why are so many presumptively good...
Since much of my day is spent behind the wheel of my truck traveling from farm to farm, I listen to a lot of radio. I don't listen to much music but mainly talk radio. Occasionally, when I want to be made to feel like the world is going to end, I listen...
I received an email from our website provider the other day touting that they are a "green" company. It seems the electricity used to power their service comes from "green" sources. So, to toot their own horn, they are offering little eco-friendly icons...
Q. My Christmas cactus is full of buds that are starting to open. Can I bring it into a spot that gets light at night? A. Once the buds are plump and starting to open, your Christmas or holiday cactus is ready for display. The extra light is not going...
Plastic soda bottles, old carpet, out-of-date phone books and lint from the clothes dryer are typical items you might find in any American's trash or recycling bin. For some, however, the line between trash and treasure is fine. They are on America's...
Tags: Sports, Chemical Industry, YouTube, Fencing, Recipes
If you've seen a farmer recently and he had a stressed look on his face, he has good reason. It's the time of the year that can make or break a dairy farmer: planting season. May and June are some of the busiest times on the dairy farm. The reason...
Farming is a high-tech profession. You might not know it based on how television portrays the farmer, with the overalls, dirty hat and slow drawl. In fact, I distinctly remember a commercial a couple of years ago that featured a man dressed in the farmer'...
Q. I have lots of flowers, including salvias and geraniums, in containers. When do I cut them back to prepare them to be moved into a garage during freezes? A. Frosts and freezes could occur any time now though early March, but why not wait until the...
Tags: Chemical Industry
Q. Poinsettias have been beautiful this year and we would like to keep ours for another Christmas. Can we plant them outside after the holidays? A. Obtain a repeat performance from your holiday poinsettias by planting them in a sunny- to filtered-sun...
Q. Our lawn turned brown in spots after a recent frost. Is there anything I can do to make it green? A. Believe it or not, lawn sprays are available to paint the grass green. These are commonly used with more northern lawns and especially zoysia that...
Tags: Chemical Industry, Cabbage
Let's review some basic gardening practices. With all the wonderful rain we received this past weekend I will start with watering. How many of you have seen automatic sprinklers running at a business or home during a pouring rain? What a waste of water...
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