These southern peas are extremely prolific and typically give us more than we can handle in a season. Because of the versatility of peas in cooking, everyone should be able to find a way to enjoy this vegetable!
Growing food in your backyard can help you not only by eating the food you have grown, but the lifestyle associated with it! We have found that gardening has helped us to lose weight simply by being outside, more active, and drinking more water!
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.
Dale shares our strategy for growing peas and beans in our garden. We have a constant supply of peas, bush beans, pole beans, and/or southern peas! Then Mary shows off her expert bean picking skills! Learn more about growing over 70 different foods, including how to manage various pests in our FREE iOS, Android, or new Universal Web App by visiting seedtospoon.net.
Dale and Junior share our strategy for growing peas and beans in our garden. We have a constant supply of peas, bush beans, pole beans, and/or southern peas!
These soil-dwelling pests, also known in their adult form as click beetles, attacks the plants soon after germination. It is important to treat for wireworms before it gets out of hand.
There are many species of root maggots. Root maggots come from dark green-black fly that look like small houseflies. These flies lay their eggs in the roots of your plants. These maggots are very small, yellow-white larvae with pointed heads.
These small rodents can create quite a challenge in your garden. They create tunneling systems and eat roots along with shrubs and vegetables.
Leafhoppers are tiny insects that suck sap from your plants while spreading pathogens.
While we love having our pet rabbit to help with making free fertilizer, wild rabbits can be quite troublesome for your garden. These small mammals like to eat a lot of your greens and can be tricky to manage once they know where the food is. It is important to keep them out of your garden to protect your food!