UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County
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UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County


Our most recent article, as published in the Mt. Democrat newspaper: 


Good Bad Bugly
Invite Your Friends to the Party
By Mary Tran
UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County

OK, so you planted a garden so you could have fresh veggies to eat and a nice place to hang out. But then those pesky aphids and caterpillars and beetles and scale-insects and their kin arrived and made a mess. Just like last year.

Naturally, you don’t want to spray your plants with nerve poisons and other toxins. Who wants that stuff in the garden? But what can you do about the pests?!

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