Causes of Bean Blossom Drop

Will Carambola Trees Come True to Seed?

How Do I Keep Birds Out of the Garden?

A Peat Substitute Made From Coconut

Disease-Resistant Tepary Beans Now Available

Trench Traps Control Colorado Potato Beetle


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Trench Traps Control Colorado Potato Beetle

A technique to control Colorado Potato Beetles.

The Colorado potato beetle has become resistant to many pesticides. An innovative technique developed by AgCanada and researched by Cornell is the use of “trench traps” to catch the beetles as they walk out of fields in search of new food sources or places to overwinter. 

A Peat Substitute Made From Coconut

Coconut coir can be used in place of peat for nursery mixes.

Coir is the fibrous part of the coconut husk. Tests in Australia and Europe show that this product makes a remarkably adequate substitute for peat.

Disease-Resistant Tepary Beans Now Available

Tepary beans are a very drought resistant bean.

How Do I Keep Birds Out of the Garden?

Several ideas for discouraging birds from fields.

Will Carambola Trees Come True to Seed?

Carambola will not come true from seed.

Causes of Bean Blossom Drop

Some causes of bean blossom drop.