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Farmer Plants Sunflowers as an Uplift During Pandemic

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

How a Wisconsin farmer decided to cheer everyone up during the Pandemic. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Scott Thompson and his family have been farming for 70 years in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. They offer anyone visiting their farm to freely pick their own Strawberries in the summer.  And, pick raspberries and pumpkins in the fall. When the …

Dealing with a Prolific Garden Pest: Leafhoppers

Dan This Land of Ours

How to deal with a prolific garden pest. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Leafhoppers can be found in just about any garden. They’re destructive little sap-sucking insects, and they spread disease and damage plants. Because they are so prolific, and there about 20,000 different Leafhopper varieties, it’s inevitable that as a gardener, you’ll be affected by them …

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Making Sure Potted Plants Stay Hydrated While Vacationing

Dan Nursery Crops, This Land of Ours

How to make sure your pots stay hydrated while you’re on vacation. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Your plants in the ground will usually be fine for a week or so without watering, especially if there’s some rain in the forecast. But because containers have limited space for holding water and are more exposed to warm temperatures, …