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Category Archives: Garden Pests
This update includes links to the new Planted garden video segment on “Using Floating Row Cover”–my favorite tool for vegetable pest prevention. Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/543857631 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YzDTJc_J5I In my edible garden, floating row cover (also known by brand names like Reemay … Continue reading
It all started for me when my neighbor, with glee, presented the animated salal leaf she found while gardening. My first thought: “How funny! My second thought, “What insect did this?” I ran through scenarios in my mind: a variety … Continue reading
Werner Herzog said, “The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot”. Taken figuratively, walking encourages reflective, creative thinking that can reveal the true nature of things that bedevil us. Literally speaking, walking allows us to slowly take in … Continue reading
In my edible garden, floating row cover (also known by brand names like Reemay or Agribon) is my go-to pest control method. It’s helpful to control a variety of pests from birds, to carrot rust fly, imported cabbage moth, and … Continue reading
Most of the time in the late spring when the spittlebugs are on my garden plants, I don’t pay them any notice. They normally show up on tender new shoots in April or May. Of course, the dripping, foaming mass … Continue reading