I’ve been plagued by perfectly healthy heads of lettuce suddenly wilting and dying. Could it be the cause of fungal diseases, cutworms… bad mojo?? After a great deal of wild guessing, counterbalanced by some careful observations, I’m very excited to announce I’ve figured it out. Wireworms!Read More
Future lemonade stands in peril!
Backyard citrus owners constitute the largest group of citrus growers in California. As such, we must be the vanguard to stopping the devastating Huanglongbing disease. It’s not just our backyard trees or the state’s $2 billion citrus industry that’s at stake - it’s a way of life unique to Californians.Read More
This posting is part of my ongoing record of the good, the bad, and anything else noteworthy in my Sunset neighborhood, backyard garden.Read More
I struggle with leafminers every time I plant chard. This fall is particularly bad, and if I didn’t diligently tackle them this week, I am pretty sure there would have been no chard left for me to munch on.Read More