If you pulled an almost ripe tomato from the vine only to find that it has an eraser size hole in it? Nothing is more frustrating than picking a tomato off the vine only to find that it is rotting from the inside out and has this pencil eraser size hole. Or even worse, it’s […]
What are Japanese beetles? Do you have Japanese beetles? Wondering how to get rid of Japanese beetles? What do Japanese beetles eat? How to get rid of Japanese beetles? These are all questions that gardeners have during the peak of the growing season when Japanese beetles wreck havoc on gardens, orchards and flowerbeds across the […]
Let’s be honest, these things are not cute. In fact, they have a variety of names that reflect just how horrible and disgusting potato bugs are. But just because they look terrifying doesn’t mean they are anything to be afraid of. In this article, I want to hit on a few basic facts and then […]
Growing cabbage without pesticides usually resulted in being chewed by worms. Every year those little white moths fly about the garden and every year my cabbage was chewed to pieces by the little resulting cabbage worms. I tried various tips for organic gardening. I sprinkled them with salt. The salt just rolled off the stiff […]
Have you ever had a Mosquito Plant? If not, you should go right now and buy one! They are amazing at controlling mosquitoes on the porch and patio! Read about their care and purpose here!
The melon family, (Cucumix melo) is a much larger family than most people are familiar with. And like many families, its members range from the ordinary, extraordinary, to the odd. One melon missing from this family is the watermelon. It belongs to an entirely different classification, (Citrullus lanatus), but both families thrive under the same […]