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 »
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.
Cooler fall days bring pumpkins and mums, and, for most people, it also means tidying up your garden and cutting back all the beautiful flowers. For a small yet ever-growing group of gardeners, it is the time to think about spring flowers!
As summer comes to an end and fall takes over, there’s a good chance your annual planters are starting to look a little tired. Whether your planters are root bound, over grown, or suffering from lack of nutrients, Fall creates a great excuse to freshen up your planters.