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10Jun

Bagworms and Your Landscape

You may have noticed small, brown, cocoon-like bags hanging from your evergreens lately. These cocoons will not turn into the beautiful butterflies you are expecting! These bags house bagworms: a type of insect that feeds on and destroys plants in your landscape. Without proper treatment, bagworms can cause irreversible damage and the eventual death of … more »
31May

Japanese Beetles

Are your plants glinting in the summer sun? Starting mid-June, Indiana residents should keep an eye out for a shiny, metallic beetle with a green head and copper wings. These are likely Japanese beetles and they eat the leaves of shrubs and trees.
12Oct

How to Make Your Pumpkin Last Longer

From spooky ghosts to terrifying skulls, there are countless designs you can carve into your pumpkin this fall for Halloween. Don’t let your design wither away on your front porch before the trick-or-treaters arrive. It’s inevitable that your pumpkin will eventually rot but here are some of our tips to get your pumpkin to look … more »
19Aug

Install in the Fall!

Contrary to popular belief, the absolute best time to plant is in the fall. Although most people tend to think of spring as the primary time for planting, fall provides the perfect combination of factors to ensure the success of your new plants when springtime arrives. As air temperatures begin to drop during the fall … more »