Ask Ruth: Japanese Beetles

Ask Ruth: Japanese Beetles

Share this post…Dear Ruth, This is my second year at gardening and I am wondering what to do about Japanese Beetles. Last fall I lay down the milky spore and that has seemed to help some. I spray with a soap/oil solution, sanafad?…pick them off. They are...
Ask Tom: Flea Beetles and Lettuce

Ask Tom: Flea Beetles and Lettuce

Share this post…Dear Tom, Help! Flea Beetles are eating my precious lettuces! -Barbara (NC) Barbara – The key to flea beetles is to outgrow them. I’ve never seen them on lettuce but they love cole crops and eggplant. The plants are usually most at risk...