Shepherdstown Chronicle Columnsen-usThu, 19 Jul 2018 07:26:05 EDTThu, 19 Jul 2018 07:26:05 EDT berries - pick 'em while you can spiders spin their webs above fruit-laden vines. Watch out for wasps and bees. Gnats could invade your space. And so could mosquitoes. The foliage could hide ticks, chiggers or mites.Fri, 8 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDTThe root cause of tree problems it be insect pests, fungal diseases or simple decline, many tree problems can be traced to the tree's root zone, to what's happening beneath the soil surface.Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDTNandina berries killing birds few years ago I was at a tree conference and Doug Tallamy of the University of Delaware was presenting on oaks and native gardening. He made an off-the-cuff remark about berries from the nandina shrub (Nandina domestica, a.k.a.Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EDTA Philosophy Of Giving Thanks a tree falls in the woods, and there is no one there to hear it, does it make a sound? That sort of question has caused many a college Freshman's eyes to glaze over.Fri, 1 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EDTIt's Not Just Harvey Weinstein Friday I received an email that made me think about something. This was a mass mailing from my campus' student police department, required under federal law to be sent, stating there had been a sexual assault on campus.Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDT