We will certainly do better next year, but in the meantime, I don't want to lose a single spear to these tiny, spotted insects. I have been handpicking them every morning, but there are so many that I'd like to find a simpler and more back-friendly approach.
|Asparagus Beetles and Their Control, |
1917 Farm Bulletin
Chickens and ducks are efficient destroyers of asparagus beetles, and as they do no injury to the plant their services are still in requisition for this purpose at the present day.
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our property, they will only be here for a short while and then we will resell them which is easy to do in the area. Since we bought 8-week old chicks, I'm not too worried about them scratching big holes into the bed - especially since the garden is practically under water from all the rain we've had. There will be no dusts baths in our garden for some time.
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Cheesing for the Camera
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