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Caring For Tender Plants In Winter

Plants are living things, just like us. Consequently, they may be adversely affected by the heat or cold, especially the cold. These plants need extra care to help them survive typical Rochester area winters. Although conifers look strong and hardy, and many come from the northern areas of the world, I still apply antidesiccant to […]

How To Make Arbor Day A Family Fun Day

Friday April 27 is Arbor Day in New York, but there’s nothing wrong with observing it the following day, on Saturday, when everyone is available for a family outing. That outing should start in your yard, not by piling in the car and going off to the garden center. Rather than buying a tree and […]

Another Emerald Ash Borer Season Is About To Start

As plants awaken to begin life anew this spring, many trees in one genus will awake with much of their insides eaten away. As the weather warms up, the culprit that did this will eat its way out of the trees and fly away to satisfy another appetite – mating – so the carnage can […]