How to Protect Roses from Deer

Two inquiries received by e-mail, both dealing with unwanted garden intruders, are the focus of this week’s column. !folo!Q: Deer have eaten the flowers and leaves from our rose bushes. What is...

G-d is in the Insects, too

Anyone who doubts the existence of a ubiquitous, protective, yet invisible presence in the universe should consider the phenomenon of parasitic wasps. Parasitic wasps, a group of which could stand to...

Dead Snails Leave No Trails

If misunderstanding is the source of fear, long-dreaded garden pests will be regarded with affection after reading  “Dead Snails Leave No Trails” (Ten Speed Press). Loren Nancarrow and Ja...