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  • Bag Worms

    October 10, 2012
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    Collections Curator Jonathan Milbrodt was featured on 13 ABC where he discussed ‘bag worms’. These pests can be very damaging to trees and can even kill them. Trees that are likely to get infested are evergreens like pines, spruces, and firs. The bag worm creates a cast in which is resides from the tree materials. […]

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  • Fall is a great time for planting! Planting at the proper depth is more important than you may think. When a problem occurs in the garden, most people assume that the issue is connected to pests or disease, since these are common problems we have all dealt with. But actually, an even more common problem that people do not often consider, is completely preventable planting at the improper soil depth.

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  • Have you ever wondered what the three numbers on the bag, box, or jug fertilizer you use on your plants or lawn mean? Well here is a brief overview on understanding what these numbers represent.

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  • In order to have healthy plants, you need to be willing to take care of them. The same goes for roses. They need a significant amount of nutrients each year and require the correct nutrient level, to encourage growth and blooms.

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  • What is English Ivy? English Ivy (scientific name: Hedera helix) is a non-native, woody vine that has been a very traditional plant to use in gardens as ground covers or climbing vines. Although it has been used for decades, English Ivy is finally becoming less used as people realize the plant is becoming a very […]

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