open letter to squash bugs

Dear Squash Bugs,I hate you.I hate you with the heat of a thousand suns. I wish you would die....more

Japanese Beetles

Eulalia Benejam Cobb (Lali)Blog:  MyGreenVermont.comWebsite: ...more

Tomato Hornworm

Over the long holiday weekend after the rain died down, my husband, David, and I found time to work on our much neglected garden. We had let the weeds run rampant and they had completely taken over. We have an organic garden, choosing not to use synthetic products like pesticides on our plants, so we figured we may have to deal with invaders at some point. ...more

Smarter Than the Average Rabbit

Our dog was yapping ALL DAY at a little bunny that was brazenly helping himself to our garden. I could not take his barking at it one second longer, so Mom and I simply had to hatch a plan to catch that wrascally wabbit. Mind you, he did not sneak in at the dead of night and nibble a carrot.  No, the beast stomped in bold as brass in the middle of the day and mowed through rows of lettuce, carrots, everything.  He stood up and sampled the corn.  He scorned the peppers and knocked them over, as if a comment on the lack of consideration we had in planting such ...more
Hi there, Victoria! What a story. I can share your mixed feelings about rabbits, having a garden ...more