The Practical Gardener: Fall Pest Cleanup

Nov 7, 2015

The invasive bagrada bug has been slowly moving up California. This pest can get the best of your crops without careful management.
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Pest mitigation is an unfortunate part of the practical gardener's responsibilities, but a little prevention goes a long way. Host Pam Geisel gives some instructions to help ward off the bagrada bug — a little plant-muncher (who loves tomatoes and pomegranates) making its way up California. It's already been spotted in Sacramento and Yolo counties.