Winter Car Safety Tips 

Winter is officially here and once again, everyone has forgotten how to drive in the snow! No one likes driving in the snow and sometimes it doesn’t matter if you have 4-wheel drive or not, you are going to be slipping and sliding all over the road. Since we live in...

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Deck The Halls With Spotted Lantern Fly??

There as been a lot of talk about the Spotted Lanternfly this year and its destruction. Thinking we are in the clear from the annoying pest until next Spring we find out they could ruin our CHRISTMAS!!!! Social media has been blowing up over the Spotted lanternfly and...

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THE SNOW IS FALLING BUT YOU DON’T HAVE TO!!!!

      This Summer has been one of the wettest in recorded history in Berks county. If this trend continues into the Winter months, I would advise investing in a snow shovel or 5! No one really knows what the Winter will bring, but that doesn’t mean we should get...

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Tree of Heaven, the DOUBLE EDGED SWORD

Tree of Heaven, sounds like a fantastic plant! It must be great with a name like that.  Beautiful fall color, large white bursts of blooms, easy to grow, hard to kill?   HAULT!!!!! EASY TO GROW, HARD TO KILL!  Does this sound too good to be true? Well, it is!   The...

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Growing Christmas cones, do you know what they are?

Did you know that Christmas trees are not naturally the perfect cone/triangular shape that has come to be a standard in  holiday decorating.  Tree farmers across the nation work year round to be able to deliver a perfect shaped, full, fresh tree to grace your home for...

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Eeeekk-Critter hideouts: Prevent with your fall cleanup!

As the temperatures start to drop, we can enjoy the outdoors, play in the leaves and enjoy the beauty of the changing colors of Autumn.  Meanwhile, while we aren't looking, pesky little critters are thinking opposite.  They are foraging for their winter supply of food...

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Fall planting Olympics, the race to the finish line.

In the midst of the Olympics/Paralympics, now is the TIME to be physically inspired and jump into action to get your landscape back into shape. It is TIME to put your summer reading down, send the kids to school and get your garden gloves on because Fall is the best...

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Mushrooms in your lawn

With a recent hot, dry spell, followed by a few days of rain, Mushrooms are sprouting up everywhere, even in perfect, manicured lawns. Have no fear, this isn't a bad thing, your lawn is not infected.  Mushrooms are the "flower" for fungus that lie underground.  With...

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