January 19, 2019

How are your indoor plants doing? Winter time means gardening is taken inside in Montana, and this can bring a variety of issues you don't necessarily encounter in outdoor planting and summer sun.  Some of these issues include overwatering, pH imbalances, and salt buil...

September 8, 2018

Fungal diseases are a very common problem. The most common types we see at Delaney's are powdery mildew and black spot.

Powdery mildew and black spot can destroy vegetable crops and rose bushes. It is important to prevent these fungal diseases or identify them quickly b...

June 29, 2016

We finally received some warm weather!  However, warm weather sprouts fungus, especially after a period of rain.  One in particular that always rears its ugly head is powdery mildew.  It can destroy squash and cucumber crops, annihilate asters, and we have been seeing...

September 10, 2015

Did you have troubles with the voles, moles, and other critters this year?  Well, we have an easy, organic solution:  bulbs!  Believe it or not, the Fritillaria bulb and plant repel small animals because of the odor they emit.  They may smell a bit skunky, but they are...

July 14, 2015

We finally received some rain!  However, with the rain comes the fungus, especially when we have warm weather after the rain.  One in particular that always rears its ugly head is powdery mildew.  It can destroy squash and cucumber crops and annihilate asters.  With po...

July 1, 2015

Is your lawn turning brown?  Do you continue to water it, feel like it is drowning, yet patches still it look dead?  Well, it is time to look for grubs. 


Grubs feed off your lawn's roots, making the grass appear to not be getting enough water because the gras...

June 11, 2015

It's hot, and the plants are feeling it!  Did you know that plants can get heat stressed just like we can?  The optimum growing temperature for most plants is 60-85 degrees Farenheit. With these hot, windy days, especially this early in the season, it is important to p...

May 12, 2015


The bugs are coming, are you prepared to wage war?  This season is an exceptionally early season, and we are already seeing tent caterpillars, aphids, and other bugs out in droves.  With all this warm, dry weather, we are also preparing ourselves for a nasty grasshopp...

April 14, 2015


Ever feel like your fertilizer program is a little guess work and a little luck?  Well, this seminar is for you!  Join Certified Plant Professional Twila Delaney this Thursday at 5:30 for a talk on fertilizing techniques.  Through extensive soil testing, water and pla...

April 9, 2015



 Are you award how much we rely on pollinators?  Or that they are endangered?  The non-profit organization Pollinator Partnership is trying to raise awareness of this vital part of our ecosystem and conservation efforts.


Most plants depend on pollinators to...

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