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I hit the garden lottery. OH, CRAP!!

June 1st, 2012 2 Comments

Winning the Lottery It means picking all six numbers –  and one more if your heart is set on taking home the powerball. I have been handed the garden pest winning lottery ticket…  Phytophthora Root Rot, Sri Lanka weevil, squash bugs, red mites, pickle worms, tomato hornworms… and the ‘powerball’ — nematodes. Phooey! No one […]

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Garden Pest Trifecta. YIPES!

May 28th, 2012 3 Comments

Geez, Loo-eeze!  Three more insects, intent on destroying my garden, have appeared. All of a sudden, there are way too many critters that want to eat what I want to eat. Sri Lanka Weevil Okra used to be the most reliable and hardy plant in my garden. Over the years, my plants produced enough okra […]

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The Conqueror Worm

May 20th, 2012 3 Comments

… not the horror movie, but still horrible! I picked the first acorn squash from my garden. I dropped it on the floor and when I picked it up, I was greeted by an unwanted guest crawling from a small hole in the squash. The drop must have dislodged it from its burrow. Pickleworm The […]

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