FROM THE EXPERT

Thatch

Thatch is a layer of partially decomposed and under-composed plant tissue. It accumulates above the soil surface and is composed of dead and living roots and stems.

Violet

Wild violets are winter annuals or perennials with alternate, heart shaped leaves in basal rosettes.

Voles

Voles are different from moles in that they are herbivores. They feed on the roots of trees and shrubs and can cause damage to the lawn as well as flower bulbs.


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