Recent Blog Posts

September Garden Tips

The days are growing shorter and the temperatures are growing cooler, but even in September, gardening season isn't over. Well-prepared gardeners have a variety of tasks to do in late summer and early fall, and each chore will help keep the garden thriving.

A new invasive pest ant was discovered near Pasadena, Texas in 2002 by Tom Rasberry, a pest management professional.  This ant was called the Rasberry crazy ant after its discoverer.  It is also called the Tawny crazy ant (official common name), hairy crazy ant, and Caribbean crazy ant.  The scientific name is Nylanderia fulva.   Crazy ants get their name because they crawl around like crazy.

All About Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are fascinating, but how much do you really know about these flying jewels? Top 10 Questions About Hummingbirds How many types of hummingbirds are there? There are more than 300 species of hummingbirds, but there are only about a dozen species that regularly visit the United States.