Post Tagged with: "cucumber beetle"

Top: Tomato seedlings by Dwight Sipler from Stow, MA, USA (Tomato seedlingsUploaded by Jacopo Werther) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons) Bottom: Potato plants by fir0002 | [GFDL 1.2 (], from Wikimedia Commons

Gardening Tips: You Say ‘Tomato,’ I Say ‘Get Planting!’

June 29, 2022 at 11:15 am

Editor’s Note: This column last appeared on 24 June 2020.   What to do this week Summer is here and we begin the frantic time of planting all the warm-weather crops as quickly as possible before too much of our very short season passes us by. Every year is different,Read More

Zucchini flower, photo: By net_efekt CC BY 2.0,

Gardening Tips: Zuke, Alors!

June 1, 2022 at 11:45 am

Editor’s Note: This column first appeared on 5 June 2019, but I spoke with the gardener on Friday and she was, indeed, still waiting on her apple blossoms.   What to do this week The weather is still far from warm and settled and like the rest of Nova ScotiaRead More

Cucumber beetle. (Photo by Scott Bauer,  US Dept of Agriculture, via Wikimedia Commons)

Gardening Tips for Seedy Characters: Week 23

June 14, 2017 at 1:05 pm

What to do this week There are tricks to beating the pest cycle in the garden. Knowing the life-cycle of the one you want to beat and figuring out a work-around is critical. Having problems with cucumber beetle? They are expanding their range with climate change and are becoming anRead More