Pests, Diseases and Problems

How To Treat Browntail Moth Rash

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You may already be familiar with threatening browntail moth caterpillars—especially if you live in the northeastern US. Found primarily on the coast of Maine and Cape Cod, the dangers of browntail moth caterpillars are two-fold: They cause skin rashes and also feed on trees to the point of killing them. Due to their seasonal resurgence, this bothersome creature is receiving lots of attention lately. As the weather warms and people begin heading outdoors, browntail moth caterpillars are also emerging from their webs in the trees. For information on when and where to spot them, how to treat a browntail moth rash, and how to prevent your plant life from being destroyed, keep reading.

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Easy Tricks To Squirrel-Proof Your Garden

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The ripe tomato on the vine has a bite taken out of it. The carrots are dug up. The flower pot has craters in the soil and the plants are lying on the ground. All signs point to … squirrels. While they’re cute, squirrels can be a nuisance to gardeners, who have long battled with

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