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Cover Crops: 16 Demonstration Plots and their Seed Mixes

WISCONSIN, by the University of Wisconsin Integrated Pest and Crop Management Published on Oct 6, 2015 Kevin Shelley, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nutrient and Pest Management Program. Tour of cover crop demonstrations plots. Species list follows. Medium Red Clover Berseem Clover and Crimson Clover Berseem clover, Annual ryegrass and Daikon radish Berseem clover, Spring barley and …Read more »

Cover Crops To Recharge Your Soil This Winter!

U.K., by GrowVeg Cover crops, or green manures, are a great way to protect your garden from weeds and soil erosion over the winter period. As well as protecting your soil, cover crops can be dug into the earth before spring, improving the soil ecosystem and feeding your plants with essential nutrients. In this short …Read more »

4 Tips to Protect your Garden in Hot Weather

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA by CaliKim Garden and Home DIY 4 tips to protect your garden during the hot weather, especially during a triple digit heat wave. Use these quick, simple, and inexpensive tips on harvesting (1:01), watering (2:34), mulching (5:09), and using shade cloth (6:49), to help reduce the stress on your plants so they beat …Read more »

Pepper Problems

OKLAHOMA, by Oklahoma Gardening and Oklahoma State University Oklahoma Gardening host Kim Toscano visits with Brian Kahn about several common pepper problems and their causes and solutions.

How to Manage Powdery Mildew on Zucchini

UTAH, by Utah State University Extension Learn tips to control zucchini plants in your garden from Ron Patterson, USU Extension Carbon County.

How Identify and Treat Whiteflies in Your Vegetable Garden: Hose, Soap & Oil, 3 Cycles

MARYLAND, by Gary Pilarchik at The Rusted Garden Garden whiteflies are common and can become an infestation. I show you how to easily identify them in your vegetable garden. The treatment method consists of spraying them down with a hose and then with a soap and oil spray every 5 days for 3 cycles. I …Read more »

Eliminate Cabbage Worm & Cabbage Butterfly Organically

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, by Plant Abundance Here are some effective organic methods to eliminate the dreaded garden pest known as the cabbage worm / white cabbage butterfly or cabbage moth. Nylon Insect Net: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00… Floating Row Cover: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01… OMRI listed B.T. : https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00… Organic Neem Oil: http://amzn.to/2gM8gWd Photo Credit: Pieris rapae egg by Alpsdake (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b…)], …Read more »

Corn Earworms

SAN FRANCISCO BAY, CA by Bay Area Master Gardener Nancy Grove Learn an organic method for preventing corn earworm infestations in homegrown sweet corn.

Introducing the Colorado Potato Beetle

ELMORE, OHIO by Shared Legacy Farms We show you the adult, the nymph and the characteristic orange egg sacs of the Colorado Potato Beetle, and talk about how we handle this pest.

Flea Beetles in Fall Weather

AUSTIN, TX by KXAN, with John Dromgoole Tips on getting control of flea beetles in your garden.

Flea Beetle Control

VERMONT, by Kathy LaLiberte for Homeclick Flea beetles can wreak havoc on your garden. The flea beetle will munch on the leaves of vegetables like kale and broccoli, and the flea beetle larvae like to eat the roots of these same crops. Here’s a great flea beetle control method to try in your garden. To …Read more »

Wilting Leaves on Zucchini or Squash? Squash Vine Borer: How to Detect and Get Rid of It

SOMEWHERE IN THE SOUTH by Jill McSheehy of Journey with Jill in the Garden If you’ve ever found your zucchini or squash plant wilted and dead virtually overnight, it was probably due to the squash vine borer. In this video I show you how to know, what to look for, and how to get rid of …Read more »