Ep. 148 Answering more of your summer garden questions | #GoodGrowing

Good Growing

24-08-2023 • 35分

On this week’s Good Growing podcast, we are answering more of your questions. We discuss the new invasive hornet that has been found in Georgia, coca mulch and worms in ponds, tree roots affecting building foundations, apple fruit rots, and more!

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00:05 – Welcome

01:20 – New invasive wasp found in Georgia, the yellow-legged hornet

07:47 – Be on the lookout for spotted lanternfly

11:10 – White “worms” in a pond after using cocoa mulch. What are they, and how do we manage them?

18:30 – Will tree roots interfere with the foundation of a home?

23:00 – Water lotus is taking of my pond, what can I do to get rid of it?

29:20 – Large black spots on my apples, what is causing it and how do I get rid of it?

34:00 - Wrap-up, thank you’s, what’s up next week, and goodbye!

Photo credits:

Yellow-legged hornet nest By Francis ITHURBURU - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=25339575

Yellow-legged hornet By Charles J. Sharp - Own work, from Sharp Photography, sharpphotography, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=52006827

Cheese skipper maggots by Deborah Kent

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