Japanese Beetles Are Back! 24 Jun 0 Alabama Extension Q&A

Japanese Beetles Are Back!

I’m in North Central Alabama, and it’s the middle of June. Leaves on my tomato plants looked like grandmother’s lace curtains, all frilly and full of holes. Got a container of soapy water and started searching, it didn’t take long to find and dump the culprits in their last ‘flight…

What If We Didn’t Garden? 10 Jun 0 Alabama Extension Q&A

What If We Didn’t Garden?

Recent events, mostly those associated with the notorious coronavirus, have impacted life styles from ‘little effect’ to ‘life-altering.’ On either end of the scale, from little to a lot, gardening for many of us has increased in significance. Talking to a range of gardening friends and associates, a few observations…