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by carolnell
Sat Jan 14, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: Squirrels, Chipmunks, and Rats
Topic: field rats
Replies: 3
Views: 2379

Re: field rats

I had a problem with mice & rats in my shed about 2yrs ago. Haven't had any trouble since using Mouse Magic. And it smells good! It's a perfect solution for use around my dog & cats (who I guess are too well fed to keep up with the rodents). Wish I had heard of the Mouse Magic before they chewed an ...
by carolnell
Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: Spider Mites
Topic: spider mites
Replies: 1
Views: 2665

spider mites

I have a butterfly bush that has lost most of its leaves due to spider mites. I've blasted it repeatedly with the hose. I've used Bonide Mite-X & Capt. Jack's Dead Bug Brew. I had earlier in the season used a systemic to kill aphids that had caused deformed leaves. It's planted in full sun & has abo...
by carolnell
Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:02 am
Forum: Hummingbird Moth
Topic: Hummingbird Moth
Replies: 4
Views: 3406

Re: Hummingbird Moth

I just found this post. Wow, Lori - you're right; I can't believe any forestry official would have ever recommended spraying Seven on nectar flowers. I love Lantana, & it's a favorite of butterflies, bees & hummingbirds. And I find hummingbird moths fascinating; they're not very skittish, so you can...
by carolnell
Sat May 14, 2011 9:56 am
Forum: Shrubs including Evergreens
Topic: euonymous leaf notchers
Replies: 1
Views: 894

euonymous leaf notchers

My burning bush has been attcked by this critter. The bush is about 8yrs old & 6ft x 6ft. Last year was the first time I had any hint of a problem but I didn't know what it was. I now have confirmation of what it is. Any ideas of how I can tackle this? Thanks.
by carolnell
Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: spring pruning
Replies: 1
Views: 576

spring pruning

I'm fairly new to gardening. Am I supposed to cut back Clematis & Trumpet Honeysuckle vine in spring or do they just leaf out on their own?

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