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Mums and asters: good companions for fall

Yes, I know we’ve had a terrible summer, and it’s still hot. Even if you haven’t completely thrown in the trowel, it’s probably now buried somewhere in the garden of your frustration. In solidarity, I’ve been leaving my garden bucket outside every night to lure the rain. And, yes,...

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The Eastern redcedar menace

Sounds like a 50’s B-movie just in time for Halloween. In my wildfires post, I discussed the fire danger posed by cedars and promised you more information. Not long ago, like most rural residents, I considered cedar trees to be weeds that appeared on my acreage and in my...

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