Tag Archives: Japanese Beetles

409, 409, Giddy up Garden…

We’re exactly 100 pounds away from the 509 pounds we grew last year (see Suburban Ton page). I hope the garden has a little more oomph to rev us up over that mark. Weight isn’t everything, but after a harder … Continue reading

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42 Pounds Picked Today!

It’s been a very good year for peppers and melons. Below is a picture of the pickings from just today – all 42 pounds worth. After picking over 70 pounds of cantaloupe so far, I can safely say they are winding … Continue reading

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What’s New in June

on June 8th we reached our first pound for the season. It has been a mix of strawberries (regular and alpine), green onions, garlic scapes, variety lettuce, and catnip. And we’ve enjoyed seeing a few roses along the way. I … Continue reading

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Episode II: The Attack of the Nematodes

This is a continuation of my post on Japanese Beetles destroying our bean leaves, so if you missed that post you can check it out here. In talking with other gardeners they’ve noticed an uptick in problems with Japanese Beetles … Continue reading

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Japanese Beetle Cuts Snowflake Pattern in Bean Leaf

If only the snowflake story was true, I’d be a little more amused with the devastation. Japanese Beetles are fine lace makers as they chew holes through our Kentucky Wonder bean leaves and Nanking Cherry. If they could only fold … Continue reading

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