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Weed of the Week

This week’s Weed of the Week is¬†Amaranthus retroflexus also known as Amaranth or (Red root) Pigweed. This variety has thorns at the nodes of the plant so you have to be careful while pulling them up. When you do pull … Continue reading

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Tomato Hornworm

If it looks like someone has been cutting the leaves off of your tomatoes, take a look around for tomato hornworms. These caterpillars can get quite large (this one is actually on the small side) but still manage to camouflage … Continue reading

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Scouting for Squash Bugs

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Florida predatory stink bug

When most people think of stink bugs they think of garden pests, but this adult Florida predatory stink bug is a real friend of the gardener. This one is taking out a Japanese beetle that was munching on some zinnias.

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Composting at UGArden

It is important to get compost hot to rid your pile of harmful organisms and weed seeds! If you have questions about backyard composting or need help getting started, let us know – maybe we can help!

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Plot of flowering veggies

It took a long time to clear this out but it felt nice to look back on the finished product!

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New Seeder

Our new seeder allows us to more efficiently plant our cover crops! Saves time and allows us to get better coverage!

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