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Attracting Toads to your Garden

Hello fellow readers, Indeed, toads and frogs are beneficial garden guests, each eating a hundred or more insects or slugs every day. And while not all of us have ponds nearby, attracting toads to your garden is doable and fun. But first, may I share a story… While recording a G
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Ugly Slug Remedies

Hello fellow readers, The rainy, humid summer has set us up a perfect storm for slugs, always a top nuisance garden dilemma, bringing back one of my first column topics about ugly slug remedies. “What are the holes all over my hosta?” asked Dave from Hardwick, NJ. “H
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