Ticks are Active!

Given the weather this spring ticks are extremely active.  Tick borne diseases are on the rise, so it is not just Lyme disease that we have to worry about. Permethrin, active ingredient, is a great preventative measure for clothing and a repellent containing Deet can be used on your skin. General information on ticks: CDC […]

Giant Hog Weed

 Giant Hog Weed “Giant Hogweed was recently found at three sites in Granville, Massachusetts. This is a nasty plant. It is invasive: dispersing through seeds and by spreading roots. When the sap contacts skin and reacts with light, large, liquid filled blisters result. The infestation in Granville was started by an enthusiastic gardener, but now […]