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Aphids, Figs And Growing Your Own Soil

October 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Garden Plants, Gardening News

“Aphids aren’t all bad” claims the headline, but “Gardeners know aphids as tiny, squishy pests that can suck the life right out of plants and, as if that weren’t enough, leave behind a sticky, nasty mess”. It’s common knowledge that ladybugs eat aphids and and so can be used as a non chemical form of [...]

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Soldier Beetles, Ladybugs and Hummingbirds

May 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Garden Supplies

You can tell that Gerry Duggan is a real enthusiast because the first six paragraphs of his article “Bird Friendly Gardening” describe the sighting of a flock of White-winged Crossbills which are rare in North Wilmington. Then he turns to the main subject and suggests plants that will attract hummingbirds. These include petunias, fusia, red [...]

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