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EASY DIY Cucumber Beetle Trap

This is a video about how we make our easy DIY cucumber beetle traps. These can be made using a few simple household materials and the sticky glue linked to below the video! Products mentioned in the video Credits Here’s where I saw the idea to use clove essential oils as a bait.

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Broccoli, Cabbage, and Handling Pests for Both

This video shows us planting broccoli and cabbage and talks about strategies we use to deal with cabbage worms. They wreaked havoc on our garden last spring and we’re being more proactive about preventing them this year.  Here’s more information on how to use BT to prevent cabbage worm problems! We typically order it on Amazon in bulk and to save money.

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Aphid problems? Try ladybugs!

Ladybugs are great to have in the garden because they eat aphids. These little black bugs you see in the picture are soon to be ladybug dinner. The aphids would destroy the plant if left uncontrolled, but thankfully nature has checks and balances that prevent pests from taking over. Believe it or not, you can actually order ladybugs on Amazon. We ordered 1500 ladybugs in the spring and released a handful of them every night

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Category: Pest Management