They strike in the shadows of darkness – munching on seedlings and chewing irregular holes in foliage – and leave little evidence besides the unsightly damage. Observant garden detectives may detect faint silvery trails of slime left behind during their getaway. Who are these garden ne’er-do-wells? Slugs. Most common garden slugs are small – 1/8… Continue reading Wage War on Slugs
It’s that time again, time for Japanese beetles to wreak havoc in the garden. These metallic green beetles with copper-colored wings and white tufts of hair along their sides spend about ten months of the year in the ground as grubs, feeding on the roots of turf grass and other plants. During their coming out… Continue reading Win the war against Japanese beetles!