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Bad Caterpillars v Good Caterpillars

The Difference Between Bad Caterpillars and Good Ones in Your Garden

Bad caterpillars can cause a lot of issues while seemingly offering no value to a homeowner or gardener. On the other hand, “good” caterpillars are the ones that turn into the beautiful butterflies that gardeners intentionally try to attract. Learn how to figure out the difference between the two. Then learn how to manage populations of “bad” caterpillars.

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Best Veggies for Rooftop Gardens…and More!

Rooftop gardens aren’t just perfect for flowers and breezy, open-air sanctuaries. Uhuh.

Fresh herbs and vegetables from your garden are one of summer’s favorite delights. And just because you live in the city, there’s no need to forego some homegrown goodness. But before you put your crops in, we’ll give you a few pointers on veggies that are particularly well suited to highrise areas and rooftops – and what to look out for when you are choosing your plants, containers and rooftop locations.
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Spring Gardening: Pre-emergent Treatment & Plant Feeding

Getting a jump start on tending to your lawn is one of the smartest things you can do during spring gardening season. While a lot of people tend to want to lush up their lawn once they notice it has some issues, the smarter move is to act early.

Pre-emergent weed control and fertilizers can do a lot to help your turf (and plants) during the spring gardening season. The tricky part is this:

  • Choosing the right products
  • Putting down the right amounts at the right time.

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