pest

  • Follow the trails of slime. Slugs and snails sometimes leave behind glistening paths, enabling gardeners to find where they come from and where they feed. This information helps when trying to control or eradicate the local populations.
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    The Keys to Battling Slugs and Snails

    Silvery trails give them away: snails stalking the garden, using their single foot to glide along. Like footprints, slime trails provide clues to the behavior of these mollusks: where they’re…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    There’s A Garden App For That, Part III

    Need to identify a pest, plant or disease? Look no further than your mobile apps.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    A Squash Vine Borer Story

    A short story documenting the events surrounding the dreaded squash vine borer and the damage it can cause.