There is lots of buzz lately about the plight of insects, especially bees. Market gardeners have it tough. Learn a few Dos and Don’ts to working with beneficial insects!Continue reading
Some insects are good, some not so. Each year it is estimated insects cause a billion dollars of crop damage. What insects are visiting your crops?Continue reading
Gardening Through the Year!
It is hard to pick a favorite gardening month or gardening activity for that matter, but May combines the joy of setting out seedlings, planting seeds, harvesting the first vegetables and all without mosquitoes. The air and soil are warm. The rains are plentiful (usually). The pests are few.Continue reading
Bees vary greatly between species and families. Those distinctions mean a lot when it comes to market farms and flower farms. Yet many farms rely on honey bees foregoing the benefits that come with more specialized bees.Continue reading