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Controlling Ground Squirrels

  Controlling ground squirrels can feel like a never-ending task sometimes. Considering that squirrels can give birth to as many as 15 babies each year, and they live an average of three to four years, it is important to be aware of their breeding season, habitat, and the various methods of control available. In addition…
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July Tips of the Month

Garden Basics for this month During the month of July, you can control pests in the garden by planting flowers that will attract beneficial insects. This will increase your population of beneficial insects such as lady bird beetles, lacewings, and others, to decrease the “bad” insect population. This is a great way of decreasing the…
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Hellebores: January Plant of the Month

Hellebores are delightful perennials to have in your garden and are nicknamed Christmas Rose, as they will add some color in the dull winter months. Most hellebores prefer moist but well-drained soil and tolerate freezing temperatures. [caption id="attachment_758" align="alignright" width="204"] Flowers from Helleborus species and varieties[/caption] They are considered deer and rabbit resistant. You might call the hellebore's flowers…
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