Ep. 143 Answering your summer garden questions | #GoodGrowing

Good Growing

14-07-2023 • 43分

On this week’s Good Growing podcast, we’re answering some of your questions that have come into our offices this summer. We discuss poison hemlock, aphids, Japanese beetles, green June beetles, galls on oaks, and more!

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Skip to what you want to know:
00:25 – Welcome, Ken, vacation and pet spider
05:45 – Should I avoid eating vegetables growing near poison hemlock?
10:35 – There are red insects all over my tomatoes and sunflowers. What are they, and why are there so many?
17:55 – What pesticides can be used to protect blackberries from Japanese beetles but not make the fruit toxic?
24:35 – Why is my Christmas cactus wilted and shriveled?
27:25 – Large green beetles are flying around trees. What are they, will they kill my tree? Can I spray them?
32:10 – There are galls on the branches of my oak tree. What can I do?
36:30 – Can I still treat my ash tree for emerald ash borer in the fall?
42:02- Wrap-up, thank you’s, what’s up next week, and goodbye!

Buckeye Yard & Garden onLine (BYGL) articles: Poison hemlock - https://bygl.osu.edu/node/1996 Aphids - https://bygl.osu.edu/node/2169 How to identify and care for holiday cacti and get them to rebloom: https://extension.illinois.edu/blogs/good-growing/2022-12-09-how-identify-and-care-holiday-cacti-and-get-them-rebloom
Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer: https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/EAB/PDF/NC-IPM.pdf

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