They’re baaaaccck!! That’s right, the Japanese beetles are back. What exactly is a Japanese beetle and why should we be concerned? Knowing a little bit about these tiny terrors will help keep your landscape from becoming their next meal. Continue reading
Fungus can be both a good and a bad thing. Mushrooms on pizza are an example of good fungus. Fungus in lawns, on the other hand, are nearer the other end of the spectrum. If your turf is looking a little thin and brown in spots; you are not alone. Fungus and hot temperatures have wreaked havoc on lawns this year, but there is still time to make your lawn look full and lush for this fall. Continue reading
It’s a never ending war… the battle against weeds. Sadly the weeds we are trying to kill are not the only ones who suffer damage and have to pay the price. Find out what you can do in order to make sure it is the weeds that are suffering and not your tasty vegetables. Continue reading
A week devoted to wildflowers is just about as good as a holiday devoted to trees. While Arbor Day is a well-known holiday celebrated across the state, Nebraska Wildflower Week should be celebrated just as much.
Rhubarb crisp, rhubarb jam, rhubarb cake… let me count the ways. Rhubarb is a hardy vegetable that is great for our area, but it also has a dark side. Find out ways to get rhubarb growing in tip top shape and what you need to keep in mind to stay safe. Continue reading
Warm weather and timely rains means two things. Spring is here. Weeds aren’t far behind. Find out what you can do now to help prevent weeds from taking over your lawn this year. Continue reading
Spring is almost here and you know what that means… asparagus season. Asparagus is the favorite perennial vegetable. If you happen to be one that loves this vegetable, you can grow it yourself with a little know how. Continue reading