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aphid on leaf
Home and Garden, Pest control

How to Get Rid of Aphids

With varieties all across the country, aphids are probably the pest you didn’t even know you had. They’re teeny-tiny but can create a great big mess. That’s why it’s important to know how to get rid of aphids. From DIY sprays and companion plants to essential oils and store-bought solutions, […]

Koppen Climate Classification map
Environment, Gardening, Home and Garden, Landscaping

Köppen Climate Classification: How to Use the Other Plant Map

When you have a question about landscaping in your geographical area, you might consult the Farmer’s Almanac for planting charts or frost dates, or look at the USDA’s Plant Hardiness Zone Map for plant hardiness. But there is another chart that could help you with your landscape decisions — the Köppen climate classification system. […]