The Good, The Bad and The Ugly! This a a Good bug (ugly too I suppose) for you to know about in the garden. The Robber Fly lives up to it’s reputation. These aggressive flies are predators and help your … Continue reading →
Two Power Salads The big salad is the Power Salad I was craving today. You won’t believe what I have in it. •Mixed leaf lettuce •Kale •Scallions •Carrots •Yellow peppers •Cherry tomatoes •BLUEBERRIES!!! •Dried Cranberry •Pumpkin seeds •Pecans •Crushed black pepper •Balsamic … Continue reading →
Wayne writes asking if there is a solution to Blossom End Rot (BER). BER is a calcium deficiency due to low levels of calcium in the soil, inconsistent watering or as in Wayne’s case, 2 weeks of rain. The most … Continue reading →
Knowing the Good Bugs from the Bad Bugs makes a huge difference when growing food. This is the Crane Fly. It is quite large (larger than the diameter of a quarter). I found this one on a blackberry leaf. This … Continue reading →
I like to stop and smell the roses… but I LOVE to stop in my garden and examine the early morning DEW… I call it, “Doing the Dew”! Do the Dew and have a great day!
Answering Your Gardening Questions Yesterday Marianne said that “beasties have been feasting” on her tomatoes, broccoli and cabbage. She has the dreaded GROUNDHOG (also known as a woodchuck or whistle-pig). She is using cayenne pepper hoping to repel this hungry, … Continue reading →
I found this little bugger hiding out just waiting for the right time to jump into the garden. Care to guess what this devastating bug is? … Continue reading →