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Potato Beetles, You’re Busted!

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In the garden, it helps to know your foes. Last week, we spotted some strange “bugs” on our tomato plants. Turns out that they’re larvae of the Colorado potato beetle. Because our potato crop is nearby, we wanted to take care of the problem right away. We put on gloves and scraped the larvae into […]

Here Comes the Leek Moth

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Sadly, we found evidence of the leek moth (Acrolepiopsis assectella) in our garlic beds last week. The worst part about this is that the garlic was doing beautifully — it was the shining star of the garden and was earmarked for a food shelf donation. The leek moth is a fairly new pest that you […]

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