Surely, if you have been gardening and growing tomatoes for some time, you have heard the term “blight,” but information surrounding it can be confusing. Where does it come from? How does it spread? Can I save my garden if my plants become infected with early blight? Early blight can be destructive, but it is … Read more
African Violets can succumb to many different issues, depending on their environment. These delicate plants should be cared for to avoid common pest and disease infestation. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen looks at the most common diseases and pests that you may come across when growing African Violets both indoors and outdoors.
The bean leaf beetle, or more specifically, Cerotoma trifurcata can be a major pest of soybeans and green beans as well as cucumbers, squash, and pumpkins. Cerotoma trifurcata is not to be confused with the Mexican bean beetle, which is a completely different species! Bean leaf beetles can be various colors (yellowish-green, red, orange, or … Read more