The Country Garden Club of Mount Laurel
Lorna's Corner - Apr 2007

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Things They Don’t Tell You About Gardening
Planting that first box of pansies or first rosebush might lead to an obsession.
Bad News
The Asian Longhorned Beetle and the Emerald Ash Borer are destroying thousand of trees in New Jersey and other states. Please keep the 2 x 3 card handy to identify them. IMPORTANT If you see them, call Rutgers Extension Service in Mount Holly 1-609-265-5050 immediately.
Keeping Fit In The Garden (simplified)
1. Start with a 10 minute walk
2. Keep close to your work
3. Never twist
4. Keep Knees bent
5. Don’t do the exact same thing for hours
6. After gardening, sit, rest and enjoy
Good News
Besides bringing joy to everyone, firefly larvae have voracious appetites for insects and slugs. To attract fireflies, plant members of the carrot family: dill, fennel, coriander, caraway, Queen Anne’s lace, etc,
“To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.” George Santayana

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