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Plants that Keep the Mosquito’s Away

Life isn’t fair. Whereas some people never seem to get bitten by mosquitoes and often don’t even seem to notice the critters– others spend their evenings frantically swatting them, usually to no avail. Rest assured, it’s not your imagination:Several studies have shown that to mosquitoes, all people really aren’t created equal. Besides factors such as […]

Watering Strategies

Whether or not the preceding months have been kind with abundant rainfall, the gardener should now be alert for summer drought conditions which could occur at any time now. A typical pattern of the last several years has been for rainfall to be shut off in early July, leaving normally well-hydrated plants lacking sufficient water. […]