Yikes, it’s Mites on my Roses!

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Mites……little microscopic critters which serve no purpose whatsoever, other than to cause landscapers, turf managers, and homeowners to despair. Over the past few years, we’ve seen a big increase in mite damage to bermudagrass lawns from the Bermudagrass Stunt Mite. This nasty little critter is over-populating lawns in Oklahoma and causing what looks like drought… Read more »

A Forest is Trying to Grow in My Lawn

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Lawns are actually not natural. They are nice, healthy, and add tremendous environmental benefits to the urban environment. Mother Nature however is always trying to do her thing, which is attempting to eventually grow a forest in your lawn. That’s what these little tree saplings are that always pop up in Oklahoma lawns in spring…. Read more »

I Can’t Wait for Next Week

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Next week can’t come soon enough for many of us, as this long and nasty presidential race mercifully comes to an end. There are many important state and regional races and state questions to decide upon also, but it’s the presidential race that has dominated the headlines, with many of us scratching our heads as… Read more »

Plant your Fall Garden Soon

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Summer is winding down, with fall right around the corner. So now is a good time to think about planting a fall garden. Crops that can be planted now include lettuce, radishes, carrots, peas, spinach, and similar crops. There still is time to raise another crop of green beans along with some summer squash. And… Read more »