Japanese Beetle Traps? Do they Work?

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Urrrrrrrg!  Japanese Beetles, what can we do about them? Okay kids, today we are going to talk about Japanese Beetles, how to control them and which methods of control really work.  Like Japanese Beetle traps, do they really work?  I’ll get to that, but first let’s cover some basics.  In order to beat the enemy,Continue Reading…

Vinca Flower

White Annual Vinca

What is commonly referred to as vinca, can be found as both an annual and perennial…but they are not the same plant.  Let me explain: Perennial vinca (sometimes called periwinkle or creeping myrtle) can be found in two basic forms: Vinca minor and Vinca major.  Vinca major is slightly bigger, slightly less cold hardy andContinue Reading…

How To Keep Cats Out of Garden

Sassafrass the cat loves being outdoors

    Meet Dave.  Dave was a friendly stray who liked to hang out at a local restaurant and pester customers for their leftovers.  Dave is actually a girl.  She was named after the owner of the restaurant she frequented.   (We knew she was female, but decided to call her Dave anyway.)  Now daysContinue Reading…