Nasturtiums are not only a beautiful addition to your garden, but are a terrific companion plant for your vegetables. These flowers help to attract beneficial insects and repel bad ones like the cucumber beetle and white fly.
Grasshoppers can consume an obscene amount of 1/2 their body weight in a day! This can account for a lot of damage fast if you have an infestation. Grasshoppers are brown in color with wings, large legs, and antennae.
Hummingbirds are not only beautiful creatures to watch, but can be very helpful in the garden to rid of pesky insects. They can pollinate some flowers that can’t be reached by other birds since they have such a long beak.
The cabbage looper is the caterpillar of a grayish moth with a silver spot in the middle of each wing. You can distinguish them from the cabbage worm by looking for 4 white stripes running down the body. The eggs are dome-shaped, light green, and are laid on the underside of the leaves.
Leafhoppers are tiny insects that suck sap from your plants while spreading pathogens.
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!
February Update – Lots of Improvements, Plus 20 New Plants & Pests in Our From Seed to Spoon Garden Planning Growing Guides Mobile App!
This update adds the new “Getting Started” tab that walks you through setting up a new garden. We’ve also added over 20 foods and pests to the app as well as numerous enhancements throughout, many of which were made based on your feedback! Click on the blog post to read about all of the changes made in this update.