Bird feeder battles: Winning the war against squirrels

Last weekend, I was speaking with some gardeners about their bird feeder battles with squirrels. The general consensus was that the squirrels always win. But today I learned that we might be able to help the birds in the fight to keep bird seed just that….bird seed, not squirrel food. How about some spicy hot bird seed? Or…

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DIY Water Bottle Wasp Trap

Wasps can be a big nuisance. Some folks can ignore them, but most people jump, dodge or even run at the sight of wasps. You could live with a can of chemical wasp spray in your hand every time you head to the yard or you could hang up some wasp traps. How about a DIY water bottle wasp…

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2012 USF Botanical Gardens Spring Festival

Spring is for plant shows! In our area, the University of South Florida Botanical Gardens have their Spring Festival. This year’s event is April 14th and 15th. Spend a fun day with like-minded gardeners at the USF Botanical Gardens. And take it from us……only carry in only as much cash as you want to spend because…

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Ingenious Gadgets Keep Smart Gardeners Playing In The Dirt

Garden gadgets can make yard work so much easier. If you have found yourself weeding, lifting, kneeling or raking, then you might be interested in a few of these simple ideas below. I’ve been especially impressed with the Pot Lifter and the Ground Hog Circular Rake. (ARA) – Gardeners who like things easy, have mobility…

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