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April Garden Solutions

April brings higher temperatures with just the right amount of humidity, and earwigs, mosquitoes and aphids start showing up in the garden. Our garden gurus have been getting a lot of questions about these pesky visitors, and we have answers about the best way to take care of them. 
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Tomato 'Better Boy'

Edible Gardening

The taste of home-grown, fresh tomatoes is one of the joys of our long, hot summers. Get the most our of your tomato harvest with these tips about soil, fertilizer, irrigation, tomato cages, and tips to prevent common diseases and insects that like tomatoes as much as we do!

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Chinese Pistache Tree in Fall Color

November Garden Tasks

November gives us a comforting, quiet change in our gardens and yards. To keep everything in good health, there are a few tasks we can do in November with irrigation, dormant care to control disease and pests, and planning for all the brand new bareroot fruit trees, roses, and vines we get to bring home in winter.

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leaffooted bug on tomato

Veggie Garden: Troubleshooting

You’ve worked hard to get your veggie plants in the ground and now you’re looking forward to the taste of your first ripe tomato. Let’s make sure your plants stay happy and healthy throughout the entire growing season. We’ve listed seven common veggie garden problems along with solutions to fix them. 

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Praying mantis on squash plant

Beneficial Insects, Part II

In this second part of our series on beneficial insects, we're focused on the superhero beneficial insects to take care of those larger garden pests. 

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Gloves and Garden Trowel

May Garden Tasks

Get ready for warm summer temperatures. Our May garden care tips help keep everything in good shape with protection from sun and heat damage, advice on yellow leaves, and answers to defeat unwelcome pests in your garden.

 

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Aphids on a plant

An Ounce of Prevention

Spring is here, the weather is warming up in the garden, and that means we’re seeing a lot more activity among our plants—both good and not so good. Many of you have contacted us with questions about what’s going on in your garden, so we’ve pulled together answers to some common questions about pest and disease problems, along with recommended treatments.  

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Keeping Bugs At Bay

Keeping Bugs At Bay

Now's the time to start checking for seasonal pest problems and take steps to protect your plants. We can help you find the right natural solution in the fight against unwanted garden guests.
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Mosquito

Beat Mosquitoes with Prevention and Deterrents

  If you’ve stepped outside in the last week or so, you know mosquitoes are out in full force. This year will be worse than last when it comes mosquitoes interrupting our outside activities.  Mosquito prevention is key. And, more importantly, with...

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