Stink Bug Studies

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.

Happy Potato Accident

Photo by Jessica WalliserI accidentally grew All Blue potaotes in the compost bin, and they did better than the ones I purposefully planted in the garden! I‚Äôm secretly hoping for an early frost this year, namely to kill off some of the¬†stink bugs before they make it inside but also to put an end to […]

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Garden Headaches: Stinkbugs and Weeds

Ugh! The stink bugs are in full force now. I knew it would happen, but this is crazy! I have finally started harvesting my tomatoes, and they’re all covered in stink-bug nymphs. The skin and flesh of the fruits is completely corked from their feeding.