image of a Deathwatch beetle
I walked into one of those big box stores the other day and the three or four aisles filled with Halloween decorations caught my eye. In one of the aisles was a large sign that read "Boo Bugs."
Ctenucha moth (Photo credit: John Obermeyer)
Goldenrod is a plant, native to North America, that grows in reasonably moist open areas in meadows, prairies and roadsides. In most parts of the Eastern U.S. goldenrod plants bloom during the month of September.
Tulip flower
If thinking about the end of summer is getting you down, it's time to plan and plant your spring flowering bulb show. Autumn is the time to plant crocus, daffodils, tulips and many other spring bloomers.
Keep poinsettia in complete darkness for 15 hours each day - for example, between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. - for eight to 10 weeks until red bracts begin to show.