Archive | May 2013

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New Pest Making Our Area Home

Downstate, homeowners have been battling the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) for more than 20 years. We have avoided any major infestations by this pest…until now. Sure, a few have popped up once or twice on nursery stock, but these were easily controlled. Recently, however, we were called to inspect and treat a group of about […]

This Is Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

This week (May 19-25, 2013) has been designated “Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week” in New York and other states in which this insidious pest is wreaking havoc with the ash tree population. Its purpose is to make all of us more aware of the emerald ash borer and the destruction it causes. While knowing its […]

Enjoy Evenings In Your Garden This Season

Your garden/landscape is a 24/7 attraction in your yard. Are you getting the most enjoyment from it? You don’t have to look out the window to a black abyss after dark, you can look out to a beautifully illuminated garden. Better yet, go outside and enjoy your garden on warm summer evenings. Garden lighting can make your garden […]

Attracting Wildlife Or Keeping Wildlife At Bay

Some people want their yards to be wildlife sanctuaries while others would just as soon have wildlife visit your house rather than theirs. Still others enjoy watching wildlife at a distance. You can enjoy wildlife on your terms, more or less, just by designing your landscape to manage birds and critters. Make your wildlife desires […]