A week in June is set aside to celebrate those hard workers that make our food supply possible. They work with no pay, are reliable and sometimes are barely noticed. Of course, we are talking about those ever so important creatures called pollinators! This year, National Pollinator Week is June 21-27. Pollinators are often considered […]
Summer is in full swing and your garden is probably starting to showcase all of the hard work you’ve put in! Here’s how to keep it looking great. Garden Harvest vegetables as they are ready. For tomatoes, apply Fertilome Yield Booster or Bonide Rot Stop to lessen the effect of blossom end rot. For vegetables, apply Fertilome Broad Spectrum […]
Summer is heating up and we are halfway through the year. This month, we took a week to pay special attention to our beloved pollinators. Here’s one way to encourage a good habitat for your pollinators, with just a few simple materials. For this simple project, you’ll need a saucer that holds water (a decorative […]
Summer is winding down and that means that fall and winter are right around the corner. If you are anything like we are, you’re already thinking ahead to next year’s garden and all of its possible needs. Something many people forget is the importance of pollinating insects. Did your vegetable garden not do very well […]
There has been a lot of talk the last couple of years about the importance of pollinator plants and pollinating insects. To name just a few, pollinating insects and mammals include several varieties of bees, wasps, flies, beetles, moths, butterflies and hummingbirds. Pollinators are important to properly pollinate fruits and vegetables. Without pollinators, our food […]
It is that time of year where you may discover lots branches with tiny little green or black insects on them and wonder what they are. 95% of the time those little insects are aphids.