Rodger Marsh thinks his run of bad luck might have turned a corner.
Until earlier this month, Marsh had been living in Roswell, N.M. with his wife and two small sons. He said money was tight and the people were mean.
Every year, insects arrive in our gardens and landscapes to devour everything in sight. Usually, the Japanese beetle makes its presence known earlier in the spring, but the extension office received a lot of calls about them last week.
Many people liken their pets to children. Not only do they need love and affection, they also can cause their share of trouble.
Gardening with pets is akin to dealing with youngsters, and doing so requires setting boundaries and limitations.