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Welcome to Sprigs & Twigs
Founded in 1997, Sprigs & Twigs, Inc. is an award-winning leader in the creation and care of beautiful outdoor living spaces throughout southeastern Connecticut and surrounding communities. We are stewards of our environment specializing in organic and eco-friendly land care.
New Book from Sprigs & Twigs
Sprigs & Twigs is pleased to announce our first book which includes our favorite "Ask the Landscape Professional" articles. Order one today for someone special, or yourself!
The Best of Ask The Landscape Professional
- Over 200 of your gardening questions answered
- Organized in an easy to use 3 ring binder
- An invaluable reference guide
- A real treasure to give to that special gardener on your List (or yourself)!
- $39-95 + tax = $42.48 + shipping and handling. It can also be picked up at our Gales Ferry Office
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To Order Your Copy
To order this book, you can use the PayPal Buy Now option below or contact Robin at Sprigs & Twigs by calling (860) 235-0752.
Ask The Landscape Professional
"Ask The Landscape Professional" is a weekly series by Master Gardener Linda K. Lillie, President and Senior Designer at Sprigs & Twigs. It is published weekly in The Day and other regional newspapers covering a variety of Landscape, Maintenance, Lawn Care, and Tree Care topics.
I love nasturtiums, however, when I grow them from seed in May, they grow beautifully and when they flower, they get infested with big ants that leave all their excrement on the stems and it is just gross. That not only affects the blooms but the foliage as well. I hose it off but the ants come right back. I have spoken to nursery people who have never heard of this happening. What can I do? Janice
This is a good news, bad news answer to your question. The good news is the ants are not harming your plants, but the bad news is the ants are there because of the aphids which are harming your plants. I'll explain. Nasturtiums have sweet nectar (sap) within the plant that attracts aphids. Aphids puncture the outside of the plant and passively feed on the sap contained in tubes called phloem within the plant. Once punctured, the sap is forced into the aphid's food canal and when ... (read more)
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