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How to Identify & Manage 4 Kale Pests

Kale is a popular garden crop, but it has certain problems. Learn about 4 common kale pests and how to manage them without synthetic pesticides.

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4 Ways to Keep Melons Off the Ground

Don’t let your melons rot. Use one of these farmer-tested techniques to keep melons off the ground and away from soil, diseases and pests.

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5 Tips for Luring Ladybugs

Ladybugs are good for gardens, but many gardeners don’t know how to keep them around. Here are tips for doing that.

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Winter Moths: A Pest Worth Watching

Winter moths are a common pest in much of New England and parts of the Pacific Northwest. Learn how to ID this insect and limit its feeding damage.

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How to Delay Bolting of Your Spring Greens

Tricking cool-season greens into believing it’s not quite summer is essential to learning how to delay bolting and extend the harvest of these plants. Learn five ways you can delay bolting.

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7 Cottage Plants for Your Farm Garden

If you lack time or energy for gardening, grow cottage plants. These low-maintenance, free-blooming plants require little care and bring lots of color all season.