As I start planning for the fall planting season, not only am I starting transplants of cool season vegetables and getting ready to plant, I also am getting prepared for the pests that will attack my crops. I… Read More
Q: I have these small, black insects all over the buds of my hibiscus plant. What are they and how do I control them?
A: Identifying the insects was easy since you brought a clipping of one of the buds into the Nassau County Extension Yulee satellite office plant clinic. The insects are aphids, which are small pear-shaped creatures that pierce into… Read More
I was scouting one of my community gardens last week, when I was bombarded by a massive aphid population boom on my kale. Dozens of aphid clusters were evident on the undersides of most of my kale. You… Read More