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One of the most time-consuming things to have is an enemy, wrote E.B. White. It is also the dumbest, costliest, and hardest thing to walk away from – as with garden pests. But my worst enemy once was Lena, our Nubian … Continue reading

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Asparagus beetles

These nasty little bugs will strip an asparagus fern while you’re napping. My solution, which was popular once and still works, is to gather as many of those babies as you can, drop them in a blender with enough water … Continue reading

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