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Bugs Want Into Your Home As Temperatures Cool

(CBS) — Call it a seasonal situation: People across the area are noticing pests swarming into their homes.

CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports on what those pests are and why they are showing up now. 176 more words


Started some bed prep

Today I started prepping one of the former summer cover crop beds, the one that is just west of the beans. I guess that it will be where I plant either the strawberries, or the garlic. 254 more words

Little Bunny Poo-poo

Silly bunny on my lawn,
You squat. I wish you’d not. Begone!
You lift that little tuft of cotton
On your bottom, and the rotten… 82 more words


October Tomatoes, Hornworms, and Sunflower Harvest

This week we cleared a small area of the farm on the side of the house for winter.

This 20 square foot plot was where we first started successfully growing food on the farm. 301 more words

Farming Education

Organic Gardening And You: Helpful Tips And Advice

Your organic garden can be an important part of your life. Just like you, it needs to be taken care of properly. You need to research what you need, and then figure out what you need to do to help it grow properly. 320 more words


On the way to O Tu Wharekai

A couple of weeks back, dawn found me one hours drive down Scenic Route 72, passing the historic brick woolshed at Home Bush Station, boring through Glentunnel, humming through Wind-Whistle, hopping the drop into the Rakaia to skip and jump the dual gaps that squeeze this miles wide, braided river down to less than 100 metres wide.  586 more words

Italian Cypress Insect Pests and Diseases in South Florida

Italian Cypress Insect Pests and Diseases in South Florida If you have an Italian Cypress Cupressus sempervirens in South Florida you have experienced the frustration of dealing with the pest fungal disease producing this brown spots that die back on the tree. 33 more words