Cabbage Worms


There are two caterpillars that attack cabbage and its relatives (e.g., broccoli, cauliflower, kale, etc.) in east Idaho – the imported cabbageworm and the cabbage looper. The imported cabbageworm is by far the most common. The adult

Cabbage Worms2015-07-11T13:17:51-06:00

How to Water Your Trees


Where to Irrigate The best place to apply water differs for newly planted and established trees. Newly planted trees: Immediately after planting, all tree roots are in the original root ball area. Until new roots

How to Water Your Trees2015-07-11T13:19:37-06:00

Dwarf Hardy Cherries


Hardy Dwarf Cherries Carmine Jewel and Romeo cherries are extremely hardy dwarf cherry trees (bushes really) that grow just 6-8 feet tall and are hardy to about -45 degrees! These low maintenance plants usually begin

Dwarf Hardy Cherries2015-07-11T13:20:08-06:00

Lawn Tips for Hot Weather


Summer is officially here and it looks like we are in for some hot weather this weekend, possibly even topping 100 degrees! Here are a few tips to keep your lawn looking lush and green

Lawn Tips for Hot Weather2015-07-11T13:21:07-06:00

5 Fool Proof Perennial Flowers


Perennial flowers (those that come back year after year) are popular with nearly all gardeners. Not only do you not have to replant them each year, but they increase in size and beauty each year

5 Fool Proof Perennial Flowers2015-06-15T10:50:40-06:00

Butterfly Gardens


Is there anything as interesting to a child as a butterfly fluttering by? I doubt it. Even as an adult I have to pause to observe their grace and beauty. Some butterflies, like Monarchs are

Butterfly Gardens2015-06-22T10:52:39-06:00

Spider Mites


Spider mites on a rose bush Almost too small to see with the naked eye, spider mites can become a very big problem in many ornamental plants. Twospotted spider mites are the most

Spider Mites2015-06-08T09:36:41-06:00

Scale Insects


Many of us don’t really want to look at the scales when we step on them in the morning as we don’t like the numbers we see. But there are some other scales we also

Scale Insects2015-06-08T09:38:01-06:00

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