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  • Watch out for daylily leafminer

     
    Master Gardener Barb sent a good article about a new pest: Last summer for the first time I noticed leafminer tunnels in the leaves of some of my daylily cultivars. I was familiar with the unsightly mines left by insects......
  • Greening – Is it the End of Dooryard Citrus?

     
    News is not good for dooryard citrus when it comes to the Citrus Greening Disease that entered Florida about seven years ago. It’s a bacterial disease most gardeners are not going to remember by another common name huanglongbing, but you can also...
  • Boxwood blight means avoid mixing old and new plants

    Boxwood blight means avoid mixing old and new plants
    People with old boxwoods are being warned not to plant new boxwoods nearby, but what about those of us with no boxwoods who want some? They're so deer-resistant. The new and highly contagious boxwood blight disease has made it unwise, for the present,...
  • Native Birds Could Use A Helping Human Hand

    Native Birds Could Use A Helping Human Hand
    Spring birds are arriving in Connecticut. Eastern phoebes returned recently, and before the end of April we'll be seeing and hearing barn swallows, tree swallows and purple martins. Those four birds are among 17 species native to our state that eat only...
  • USDA testing finds 30-plus unapproved pesticides on the herb cilantro

    USDA testing finds 30-plus unapproved pesticides on the herb cilantro
    Just in time for cookout season, some unsettling news arrives for guacamole and salsa lovers: Federal testing turned up a wide array of unapproved pesticides on the herb cilantro — to an extent that surprises and concerns government scientists....
  • Is organic really worth it?

    Is organic really worth it?
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis, RD, CNSD, CSP, weighs in on organic food. Should you choose the organic strawberries versus conventional ones? Both are bright and...
  • Activists grill producers of modified corn

    Activists grill producers of modified corn
    As the Midwest crunches into sweet corn season, a new type will be appearing on grocery store shelves — even though shoppers have no way to recognize it. It's genetically modified sweet corn from the biotech giant Monsanto, engineered to resist a...
  • Getting educated on GMOs

    Getting educated on GMOs
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on...
  • Experts find way to make mosquitoes dengue-free

    Experts find way to make mosquitoes dengue-free
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Injecting a bacteria into mosquitoes can block them from transmitting the dengue virus and help control the spread of a disease that kills 20,000 annually in more than 100 countries, scientists said. In two papers published in the...
  • Animal rights groups face off with scientists over fate of chimps

     
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Ever since the first of their number arrived in New Mexico half a century ago as test subjects in the fledgling U.S. space program, nearly 200 government-owned chimpanzees were routinely injected with viruses and used to test......
  • Bringing Potted Plants in for the Winter - What to Expect

     
    There are lots of helpful articles out there about bringing your plants in for the winter. In general, they say that you should get plants used to indoor conditions gradually, and that you should inspect them for pests and try......