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Firewood for the Winter

Posted by Richard Hentschel -

During the last week we have had some cold weather that has been below our normal temperatures, kind of offsetting the warmer than normal temperatures earlier this month. About now, the outdoor fire pit and indoor fireplaces are looking good. Whether you cut, split and dry your own firewood or buy it for the winter, good management will reward you with more heat and less smoke. There are many A...

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Squirrels, Raccoons and Skunks

Posted by Richard Hentschel -

What do squirrels, raccoons and skunks have in common this time of year? They all love to mess with our lawns right now. Squirrels have been foraging for food that can be stored for the winter in the landscape and part of that activity is burying seeds of all kinds from our trees and shrubs in the lawn, thinking that they will come back later and retrieve their buried treasure. Squirrels can be...

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yellowing evergreen

Yellowing Evergreen Needles

Posted by Richard Hentschel -

Yellowing Evergreen Needles October 11, 2013 It has not been a kind couple of years for many of our needle evergreens in the landscape. The 2012 season of high temperatures and lack of rainfall really set up the needle evergreens for needle casts and blights, all causing needle loss. One of the typical evergreen cycles is that of annual needle loss as a result of growing...

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