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Easy Lawn Care to Prepare for Spring

Spring hasn’t sprung just yet, but it will be here before we know it. It may seem early, but there are simple lawn care practices you could start doing now for warm days ahead. Making sure to follow these steps now, will make it much easier on your lawn once Spring is in full bloom. Pick...

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Choosing Organic Lawn Care
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Choosing Organic Lawn Care

Choosing to take care of your yard without toxic pesticides or chemical fertilizers is a step that can help improve your lawn considerably. It can help make your yard more lush and green for the year and stand out compared to other lawns. While it may take some extra care to stick to the organic...

What to Know About Lawn Diseases
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What to Know About Lawn Diseases

From brown patches to fairy rings, a number of lawn diseases can take over Pennsylvania turfgrass. Diagnosing and treating a lawn disease early can prevent infections from spreading. Have some questions about lawn grass diseases? The list below might help. FAQs About Lawn Diseases in Wilkes-Barre, PA Q: What are grass diseases? A: They are...

Pool Water – Perfect for Mosquitoes
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Pool Water – Perfect for Mosquitoes

Water in Swimming Pool Covers Perfect for Mosquitoes In Pennsylvania, many swimming pool stay covered until the end of May. This makes sense since residents primarily enjoy swimming pools from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Unfortunately, if a swimming pool cover collects water and leaf debris, it starts producing mosquitoes in early April....

Eggshells In The Garden
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Eggshells In The Garden

Using Eggshells In Soil, Compost And As Pest Control Many people do not know that using eggshells in the garden can help in many ways. If you are wondering what to do with crushed egg shells (or whole eggshells for that matter), keep reading. We will look at how eggshells can help your compost, soil...

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DuPont to recall, stop selling herbicide

In a statement on Thursday, DuPont said it is in talks with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on “the most effective way to implement our recommendation of a voluntary suspension of sale of DuPont Imprelis herbicide, and a product return and refund program.” It said the talks are intended to “assure full transparency of important...

West Nile Virus is Here!
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West Nile Virus is Here!

I was thinking of doing a West Nile Virus blog but thought it may be just a little early to be thinking of mosquitoes. But I decided to look around to find some “be prepared” tips for the warmer weather. I was shocked when I saw the map on Pennsylvania’s official West Nile Virus website with a...

Organic Pesticides…What Works & What Doesn’t
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Organic Pesticides…What Works & What Doesn’t

In late January Dr. Galen Dively of the University of Maryland gave an overview of organic insecticides at the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Grower’s Conference. Did you miss it? I’ll try to provide a recap. Galen prefaced his remarks about specific products with these observations: In organic systems, insecticides are used as a tool of last...