Monthly Archive: September 2017

Learn about Attractive Carnivorous Plants this Wednesday (Sept. 20th)

Most people find carnivorous plants interesting. One definition for carnivorous plants states that they derive some or most of their nutrients from trapping and consuming animals or protozoans, typically insects and other arthropods. These plants have a unique strategy for finding nutrients in poor soil: they catch insects and digest insects; and kids and adults …

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Preparing your landscape for storms

Preventive maintenance is key to preparing for storms. Even our thunderstorms can produce thirty, forty or fifty-plus mile per hour winds. But we are also now concerned with the possibility of a major hurricane making landfall somewhere in the Southeast. So it is time to prepare our landscapes. Falling trees and flying landscape debris during …

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