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Strawberries and Rhubarb Bed

Some of the strawberry plants that I put in the greenhouse a few weeks ago have developed flowers already so I decided to plant them out in their designated area around my rhubarb crown. 66 more words


6 Essential Steps for a Successful Vegetable Garden

It’s officially mid-April and you haven’t started your vegetable garden yet. Don’t panic! There’s still plenty of time, whether you are starting from scratch or a veteran urban farmer, here are… 1,232 more words


Movin' on up!

Well this week has certainly been a whirlwind of activity! The garden started exploding, we butchered our first (jumbo) Pekin male, plinked some rodents who were trying to harass the duck’s food supply, and had to patch up our smallest female (who had an abscess on her wing) while she hissed at us for getting too close to her claimed egg clutch. 1,244 more words

His & Her Perspective

Facts about mosquitoes

More than just an annoyance, the mosquito is the deadliest animal on the planet. Millions of people are killed by mosquito-borne diseases each year globally. In the US, we tend to be less aware of the deadly role mosquitoes play, but over 1,000 Americans each year experience serious illness or death as a result of a mosquito bite. 104 more words


Landlords vs Pests

To maintain a healthy home for you and your family, it is a must that threatening pests and rodents be controlled. Aside from being a nuisance, they can also literally destroy almost everything, which in turn could greatly affect your property’s condition. 19 more words

What's Bugging You?...Barb and Soni on KFOR

At 9 am (CDT) on Thursday, April 17, 2014, Soni Cochran and Barb Ogg, UNL Extension Educators-Lancaster County, will be guests of Cathy Blythe on her award winning radio show, Problems and Solutions, on KFOR 1240am. 61 more words

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The Ants Go Marching Two By Two

Our home has been invaded by tiny black ants. The kind you can squish with your fingertip only to find three more emerge in their place. 318 more words

The Hard Days