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There have been some strange occurrences this fall to some plants around the area. A customer came in last weekend and told me he thought he had a beaver eating his dappled willow tree. Eighty … more
Thanksgiving has come and gone, hopefully you had a lot to be thankful for this year, but did you remember to give thanks for everyone involved in providing for your Thanksgiving meal. Farmers from … more
With the cold weather we have had already this season, gardening outside is pretty much over for this year. But that doesn’t mean you still can’t get your hands in the dirt. Caring for … more
  So next week is the big day. No, I’m not talking about the Black Friday Bonanza at the store, I’m talking about Thanksgiving.   More specifically about the vegetables … more
I stand corrected, last week I had mentioned that the Giant Leopard moth didn’t live in our area and I was wrong. In fact the Giant Leopard moth can be found in most of zone 5 now, so many of … more
Recently there has been some controversy over the wooly bear caterpillars crawling around Sullivan County. At the store in Monticello, we have found two wooly bears that were completely black and in … more
You need to have the right tools for the job you are trying to accomplish. It sounds like a simple concept, yet day after day we get customers that are making their lives harder by not having the … more
  With the colder nights and scattered frost about, many of the summer annuals and vegetables in the garden have gone to mush, but that doesn’t mean the planting season is over.   … more
With the warm weather we had this week you would have thought it was spring in our store as we were selling grass seed, fertilizer, lime and hoses. Yes the weather is still good for planting grass … more
An industry magazine came in to me at the store this week with some not so surprising news about a garden product almost everyone uses, peat moss. Peat moss is used for just about everything in … more
  With the colder nights that we are starting to have, many homeowners are starting to bring indoors firewood for heating their homes for the winter. This is something Vicki and I did for the … more
So on top of the deer problems that I have, now there is a pesky bear hanging around. At least this bear does wander off quickly when he or she knows that I am home. I don’t need to clank pots … more
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