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Students in Florida schools grow their own hydroponic lettuce

Students in Florida schools grow their own hydroponic lettuce | horticulture | Scoop.it

Alachua County Public Schools are trying to move towards more local and sustainable food sources being served in their cafeteria.


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12 Worst vegetable garden pests

12 Worst vegetable garden pests | horticulture | Scoop.it

There's nothing more discouraging to a gardener than having a whole crop of your favorite vegetable wiped out by pests. Worse still, once those hungry insects have found your garden, they're likely to come back year after year. But don't give up hope. All is not lost. You can take your garden back from insect pests, and you don't even need to resort to using chemical pesticides.

 

These 12 garden pests cause the most damage (and the most grief) in home vegetable gardens. Conquer this "dirty dozen," and you'll have a more abundant harvest year after year. Learn to recognize each pest, as well as the signs and symptoms of an infestation. Then take action by following the control measures outlined for that insect.

 

Follow the photo-link to find the garden pest list, and control methods for each.


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