Leaf-footed bugs are approximately 1 inch long, some with a white zigzag pattern on their wings. They have long legs similar to a cricket with an oval shaped body. They are recognizable by their hind legs which look leaf-like. They have piercing mouthparts which probe into plants to suck their juices. This can cause discoloration and damage to the plants.
This update adds one of our most frequently requested features to our From Seed to Spoon app that makes growing food simple. You can now view plants that are typically attacked by each pest! We also added several new plants and critters, and will be bringing you more over the next few updates. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us on social media to let us know what you’d like to see added!
This video shows how we grow loofahs and how we use the finished product in our kitchen and bathroom! See more videos & download our free iOS, Android, and web app @ seedtospoon.net
This unusual squash vine is so much fun to grow in the garden! What’s great is that you can eat these just like any squash or you can let them dry and turn them into sponges to use in your kitchen or bathroom! It’s so much fun to grow and it makes really great, unique gifts!
Preparing our Luffa (Loofah) for the winter and getting them ready to become sponges! 🛀 Showing How We Create Sponges In Our Garden With Loofahs! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehv_EN-FnHc&t=5s Did You Know You Can Grow Your Own Sponges?!?!? Why Loofahs Are Awesome! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJIOKz0u5xc&t=1s Learn more about growing over 70 different foods, including how to manage various pests in our FREE iOS, Android, or new Universal Web App! Download our app @ www.seedtospoon.net
Thrips are tiny straw-colored insects with two pairs of wings. They can damage plants by sucking out their juices causing discoloration and even death!
These slimy creatures will eat just about anything in the garden. Slugs and snails typically will come out during the night time or on cloudy days. They are fairly easy to manage in your garden with these steps!
Squash vine borers are the larvae of a bright orange wasp-like moth that has 2 black and 2 transparent wings. It lays the eggs that are born into larvae inside the stem of the plant. The larvae feed inside the stem near the base of the plant and can kill a plant in a matter of days.
This is an update and tour of our zone 7 Oklahoma urban backyard organic food farm! I show what we’re currently growing, talk about what we are planting right now, and share some tips and lessons I’ve learned from the summer!
I built a “living wall” for the west side of my raised beds. I plan to grow beans, cucumbers, and other vining crops up the trellis to provide shade for everything in the bed during the afternoon heat. Click here to learn more about why we started using shade as an ally in the summer.