Flea Beetles – How Do You Keep Them Off Your Plants?

Flea Beetles – How Do You Keep Them Off Your Plants?

There’s nothing more disheartening than starting your first spring vegetables – salad greens and all kinds of seedlings – and seeing them thrive, only to find them riddled with hundreds of tiny holes, seemingly overnight. Flea beetles are one of the most aggressive and persistent pests that we have to deal with in our home…

Just How Invasive Is Comfrey? And How to Control It

Just How Invasive Is Comfrey? And How to Control It

As gardeners, we’re always warned not to allow invasive plants to take hold of our gardens. This mostly goes for weeds, but there are certain beneficial herbs and plants that spread more than we’d like. Comfrey is definitely one of them. Despite it being invasive, people still grow comfrey. Well, there’s actually more to comfrey…