The underlying philosophy behind organic lawn care is this: Healthy, chemical-free soil begets robust lawns that can virtually take care of themselves.
may be active a little earlier this year due to the unusually mild winter season we have been experiencing. Some of the first pests of the year to appear on your plants in the garden and landscaped beds are the eriophyid mite, which likes to dine on hemlocks and white pines, the wooly adelgid which also prefers hemlocks, and Spruce spider mites also become active in March.
Francis, you know all about gardens and nature. What in the world is going on down there? What happened to the dandelions, violets, thistle and stuff I started eons ago? I had a perfect, no-maintenance garden plan.