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Saturday, April 19, 2008

Doves and Bugs

The European Collard Dove has rapidly spread across North America in the past 30 years and is often confused with the common ring-neck dove which is a common cage bird and if often released. Here is a good page to help you with discerning which bird you are seeing.
http://www.internationaldovesociety.com/RNColorPics/RNECDCompare.htm

The weather has been warm enough lately to allow some early bug populations to take off! Nip these in the bud using environmentally safe pesticides.

Arthur
www.arthurinthegarden.com

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Is winter back?

One last cold snap to remind everyone that Winter is not over, yet! This should be the last, though. The rain has made everything nice and green. The trees are just about all leaved out. Its looks like Spring is over but the temps don't say it yet!