Thursday, July 28, 2011

Show Your Support for Farms and Farmers Markets!

Farmers markets are an important part of our communities and help farms thrive.
Help spread the word! Don't forget to vote for us as the best farmer's market!
We can get re-usable bags to give away next season and some free advertising!

Local Food and Local Farms

Monday, July 25, 2011

Don't let the reddish flowers fool you - this plant found throughout the summer is actually a weed!

This weed goes by many names:
Rumex acetosella, sheep's sorrel, red sorrel, sour weed, and field sorrel.
No matter what name you go by, with a spreading rootstock this weed is invasive.
Look for the arrowhead-shaped leaves with small reddish flowers
that produce lots of seed that can easily overtake your garden.
This stubborn weed can be controlled by taking these proper measures...

Friday, July 8, 2011

You work so hard on your garden...

Don't let these destructive pests, the Japanese Beetle, ruin it. Their appetite for a wide
variety of plants makes them especially troublesome. Learn how you can prevent and
control Japanese Beetles before they take over your yard.  Click here to learn more...

Friday, July 1, 2011

Safe Propane Tank Usage

Warmer temperatures bring more of us outdoors.  Grilling, relaxing in the lawn with a fire pit,
using a propane-fueled mosquito repellent.  Propane, while flammable, is safe to use as long
as all the necessary safety devices are attached.  Stay safe and healthy while enjoying
your propane-fueled equipment by following these simple guidelines....