Whether you like it
or not, the beautiful natural world is also a "dog eat dog" world
where many different types of plants and animals need to "make a
living". Sometimes, that living means that an
animal, insect or disease organism wants to eat our
beloved ornamental landscape plants.
At that point
we have to make some decisions. Does the "pest" go?
Does the plant go? Or, do we try to live in harmony
and make the best of the situation for both?
In order to make wise decisions on what to do to
optimize our enjoyment of our landscape, knowledge
is key. Don't just jump into the fray and grab the
spray can or jump away and give up on your precious
plants. Learn as much as you can about the various
options and try to figure out exactly what you will
or will not tolerate in your garden. The decisions
are all up to YOU.
Listed below are a
variety of topics that we hope will help you to
understand more about all of the options available
to you for dealing with problems that crop up in