Category Archives: pests and pesticides

Scabby Potatoes & Summery Salads

Print PDFScab is the athlete’s foot of the garden, present everywhere Cleaning Up Scabby Soil The Pea Patch I inherited produced a lot of volunteers this spring, relicts of past crops. I left a lot of the borage for the … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons

Print PDFLovely Lemon Pudding is a great solace Neem For Indoors, Outdoors, Ornamentals & Edibles In February, I always feel relaxed about garden chores. There’s plenty of time, right? It’s kinda rainy, kinda windy, the weather will surely be nicer … Continue reading

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Getting The Jump On The Equinox

Print PDFSO many bugs are benign! Ladybugs Prefer Meteorological Spring It’s Spring! Sort of. For some reason, every news source seems to be discovering that, according to the meteorological seasonal system, today is the official First Day Of Spring. Those … Continue reading

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Stay Strong, Eat Real Honey

Print PDFAvoid adulterated honey; buy local! Calming And Decluttering Like so many people, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed and battered by the news lately. If breaking news is breaking your spirit, take a break and focus on something positive. While reading … Continue reading

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