Insect bites are a common occurrence in summer. These bites are itchy, burning and in some cases leave raw welts, especially in sensitive individuals. If these pests are a problem in your lawn, there are some easy solutions to controlling the little blood suckers.
During the precious few moments when the hoses are not in our hands, we Southern gardeners pass the scorching days of summer comparing notes about what plants - if any - are still thriving in the sometimes triple-digit heat.
Culver's Root scared me to death. Well, even when I was little I was a history buff, and I knew that it had killed Cotton Mather's little girl. Nobody was ever going to get me anywhere near culver's root. If I had to die, it was not going to be by the stalks of a tall skinny plant.
I have grown a lot of poplar trees from bare-root to about 5/6 foot tall. All of a sudden the leaves turned black on most. I do not know what type of spray to use to help them recover. I had sprayed them with Seven for some