Melissa Brookshire, DVM, runs North River Enterprises and provides consulting services on pet food and animal health companies while balancing her life as a mom of two active boys. A graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, Melissa owned and operated a ... Read More
10 Ways to Discover the Great Outdoors
Summer is in full-swing – even though it looks and feels significantly different this year. While you may be trading your beach or international vacation ...
Deck the Halls with these 12 Plants
Holiday plants bring the smells and colors of the season to your favorite spaces, be it under the mistletoe, next to the Christmas tree or ...
Fresh Herbs to “Spice Up” Thanksgiving
This Thanksgiving, no need to add extra spices to your shopping list. We’ve rounded up the best, easy-to-care for herbs to take your favorite dish, ...
IPM 101: Pest Management in Schools
Dr. John Stier, Environmental Turfgrass Extension Specialist, Professor and Chair of the Dept. Horticulture-University of Wisconsin, Madison. As schools begin their “spring” semesters (in unusually cold temperatures in many places), administrations will begin preparing for warmer weather and the many bugs and creatures that come to life with ... Read More
What about pruning your trees and shrubs during winter?
Cathie Lavis is a professor of horticulture at Kansas State University. Her expertise includes landscaping, arboriculture, irrigation, and landscape contracting. She provides insight for homeowners and gardeners on plant care, selection, and more. Although the removal of dead, damaged or diseased branches and stems can be ... Read More
Protecting Plants in the Ice and Snow
Cathie Lavis is a professor of horticulture at Kansas State University. Her expertise includes landscaping, arboriculture, irrigation, and landscape contracting. She provides insight for homeowners and gardeners on plant care, selection, and more. Although there really is little we can do to safeguard plants from harsh ... Read More
New Year’s Resolution – Debug Your Home
As we welcome in the New Year, consider making a resolution to take actions that will help keep bugs outside and your family safe inside. A few simple steps can help keep pests under control and reduce their motivation for making themselves at home in ... Read More
Are you hosting unwanted guests?
As the weather has turned cooler in many parts of the country, bugs and critters seek shelter in warm, cozy homes just like yours. In addition to annoyance and making your skin crawl, many of these pest also pose real health risks to you and ... Read More