• How-To

    Mistletoe in Our Desert Trees

    Most of us associate mistletoe with the Christmas tradition, but contrary to the feeling of yuletide cheer it brings us, mistletoe is actually a parasite that steals nutrients and water…

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    Kitchen Gardening

    Control Colorado Potato Beetle with a Mix of Strategies

    The Colorado potato beetle has become resistant to a number of commercial pesticides. Fortunately, there are physical, horticultural, and biological controls to choose from. Most likely, a mix of strategies…