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Spinosad spray

Spinosad Spray: What It Is And Its Uses

One of the most potent organic insecticides out there, spinosad spray, comes from soil bacteria. But how should you use it? We explain!

Corn smut

Corn Smut: Bad For Corn, But Delicious

Corn smut is a fungal disease of corn. At the same time, it’s considered a delicacy in Mexican cuisine. We discuss this edible plant disease!

Milky spore powder

Milky Spore Powder: Is It Effective?

Milky spore powder or granules have long been used for Japanese beetle grub prevention. But is this method effective? We discuss milky spore!


Clubroot: Common Brassica Root Disease

Clubroot strikes out against cruciferous plants, reducing their ability to absorb water from the soil. We explore preventative measures.

Blossom end rot in unripe tomato

Blossom End Rot: Tomato Grower’s Terror

Blossom end rot is a major issue for most tomato growers, but it can impact other veggies as well. We discuss what it is and how to stop it!

Is a snail an insect?

Is A Snail An Insect? All About Snails

While they’re common in gardens, many don’t know much about snails. Is a snail an insect pest or something else? We explore this topic!

Raspberry fruitworm beetle

Raspberry Fruitworm: Fruit-Feeding Larvae

The raspberry fruitworm is a pest of raspberries, loganberries, wild blackberries, boysenberries, & more. We discuss prevention and control!

Harlequin bug nymph and adult

Harlequin Bug: A Pretty Brassica Pest

The harlequin bug is a huge fan of your brassica plants and can lay waste to a brassica garden. We explain how to keep them at bay!