Author: FordsHometown

  What is sedge? Sedge is a very invasive perennial weed,  yellow sedge is usually found in New England lawns. These infectious plants are spread by air borne seeds or underground tubers formed at the ends of whitish rhizomes. You can identify this weed by rolling the...

  My coworker, Donna found this great photo of a snake cake and I just had to share it. Francesca Pitcher, owner of North Star Cakes, the business behind the Albino Burmese Python novel creation, is over the moon. Her page has attracted a stream of "Likes" from...

Aeration helps drought stress! The majority of root growth happens in the Fall. A deeper root system will help against Winter & drought stress, disease stress, increase water & nutrient efficiency, and aid in over all health. Fall is the best time to plant. Aerating with over-seeding...

The Cicada insect is a common insect you may  hear making a loud buzz/hum when the weather becomes hot. Growing up I can remember my Father refered to them as "heat bugs". The Cicada has an enemy who will go through great feats to capture and...

Jul 17, 6:24 PM EDT Oregon man recovering from rare case of plague By STEVEN DUBOIS         Associated Press      PORTLAND, Ore.     (AP) -- One look at Paul Gaylord's hands shows why the plague is referred to as "Black Death." The welder's once-strong hands have been withered by the cell-killing...

Geoff Ford's son Luke was lucky considering he was only stung once by a hidden yellow jackets nest. While out in the yard he stumbled upon a hidden nest in a decorative item in the yard resulting in this painful looking sting. This reminds us...

We received a phone call from one of our customers who stated their employee had a scare when an unknown animal surprised her by looking through the window. They were quick enough to take a photo of the animal so we could identify the peeping...

As most of you are aware, we have a live insectarium at our office in Worcester. It houses scorpions, tarantula's and some of the biggest cockroaches you will ever get to see. We also have a green iguana who has his own huge tank. Green...

Can you imagine finding your yard covered with thick spider webs and seeing spiders everywhere. Click on the link and read more. http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/thousands-spiders-blanket-australian-farm-escaping-flood-165958059.html  ...