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Here Comes the Leek Moth


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 […]

Worst Pest Scenario

Worst Pest Scenario

I’m often asked, “What’s the worst pest in your garden?” After cultivating this plot of land for 20+ years and coping with potato, asparagus and Japanese beetles, deer, voles, chipmunks, slugs, snails, and every known borer, caterpillar, and curculio in the Northeast, I’ve concluded that none of these are the ultimate garden wrecker. The worst […]

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