Downy Mildew – Pseudoperonospora cubensis!
Pests / Plant Thoughts

Downy Mildew – Pseudoperonospora cubensis!

Pseudoperonospora cubensis,  is that a word for everyday conversation? Yes! Especially if you are growing summer squash, cucumbers, pumpkins and the like. Maybe I need a dictionary! Anyway, as fall nears, then it’s good-bye to the all-important summer sun and heat. Then to make the situation worse vine plants are crowded, need air circulation, improperly … Continue reading

It that time again – Deer Repellent Recipe – eggs & water!
Pests / Recipes

It that time again – Deer Repellent Recipe – eggs & water!

6 eggs & one gallon of water working effectively as a deer repellent for several Garden Club members who’ve tried it! UPDATE:  a study at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, in 2001, titled “Comparison of Commercial Deer Repellents”, showed that two commercial products, that were effective at reducing deer predation, included “putrescent whole egg solids“.  … Continue reading