Blog: On Patrol

Just a bunch of cowboy stories.

Mile-a-Minute: The NY-NJ Invasive Taking Over Your Yard

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  Persicaria perfoliata, or more commonly known by its catchier name, “Mile-a-Minute”, is an aggressively invasive annual vine that has recently ...

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12 Hudson Valley Invasives That Will Ruin Your Yard

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The average American spends 70 hours a year on lawn and garden care. It’s a labor of love: 75% of homeowners ...

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A Brief History of Invasives

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For 10,000 years, plants insects and animals here in the Hudson Valley region evolved together. They had an intricate interdependence. A ...

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What Does 7 Tons of Poison Ivy Look Like?

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In our last post, I mentioned that we pulled out over 7 tons of Poison Ivy in the 2015 season. That’s ...

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Winter

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We haven’t had much of a winter till recently with this cold snap. Snow? Our driveway wasn’t plowed once all winter, ...

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Season Tip: Cover Your Gardens Before Winter

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There is still time to protect your ornamental garden plants and flowers from the cold winter and prepare them for the ...

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On Patrol: Japanese Knotweed in Ellenville, NY

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We thought we’d go exploring the upper Rondout Creek and found the Sandburg Creek, where it unites with the Rondout out ...

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Bittersweet, Poison Ivy & Virginia Creeper Removal in Kingston, NY

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Autumn is the perfect time to save your trees from winter’s snow and ice, which can weigh down the branches and ...

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