Master Gardener and Certified Arborist, Debbie Cook, kicked off the beginning of June with a few calls about insects on this week’s radio show.

Are you being bugged by unwanted critters in your yard and garden? Have you found scale or sucking insects on your Maple or Honey Locust trees? Listen in as Debbie provides a lot of great and useful information along with answering questions on how to get rid of those tiny creatures.

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Is there an advantage to pruning your tomato plants? The leaves have two important jobs: to protect the fruit; and to produce the food for the root system. It’s better to leave your tomato plants untouched during the growing season.

Sunday, June 21st, is the 2015 Private Garden Tour. Enjoy the beauty of private gardens in the Eagle and Meridian areas on this self-guided tour. This event is in its 29th year and is a fundraiser for the Idaho Botanical Gardens, its plants and programs, and the Lunaria Grant. If you are interested in attending this event, you can find more information here.

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