Monthly Archives: October 2013

Plant of the Month: Malus sargentii ‘Tina’

Tina is the shortest crabapple and also the one that’s lowest maintenance. Highly resistant to apple scab, fireblight, rust, and powdery mildew, Tina is also litter free. The deep red crabapples are just the right size for even the smallest … Continue reading

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Another Reason to Grow Petunias

Petunias are one of the favorite nectar sources of hummingbird moths–in this case, a White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata). According to local news sources, my geographic area experienced a “population explosion” of the White-lined Sphinx Moth this year. I can’t … Continue reading

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