In researching an article I recently wrote, I came across some interesting information about preventing Japanese beetles in the garden. I thought I might share the advice with you now so you’ll be better prepared to battle them next season.
The stink bugs have been terrible here this fall. A recent introduction from Asia, the brown marmorated stink bug has really become problematic for gardeners and homeowners in the East, and its range is spreading.
Watch out for these top diseases and pests that threaten your garlic crop and could keep you from growing this culinary favorite for years to come.
I’m having a mental war with a rabbit. So far the little devil has eaten two different plantings of broccoli and cabbage to the nub, feasted on innumerous strawberries, sacked my lettuce crop, and chomped the carrot greens to the ground.
Homemade scarecrows can do more than serve as harvest-time décor. Use these step-by-step instructions for a scarecrow that has both form and function.
One thing I know I am NOT going to do this year is let the cabbageworms get the best of me. Imported cabbageworms are common all across the U.S. They were introduced from Europe in the 1800s, and the caterpillars love to chew ragged holes in the leaves and flower buds of all members of the brassica family.
You might have seen these insects lurking around your garden. Find out how to identify them and keep these pests off your precious edibles.