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Summer Insect Pests in the Garden

Summertime is insect time! As our days warm up, so do our insect populations. While most are beneficial, we have a small number of pest insects that plague us every year in the garden and landscape! This week Ken and Chris chat about the most common ones we face every summer.

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  • 0:21 - Hi Ken! Wait where’s Katie?
  • 2:06 - Japanese beetles…again
  • 7:04 - Protecting shade trees from Japanese beetles
  • 10:20 - Is this a Japanese beetle? The green June beetle.
  • 11:46 - Squash bugs are awful!
  • 15:36 – Insecticide sprays and timing with cucurbits
  • 18:27 - What’s that pretty moth?

 Read more at the Good Growing blog: Managing squash vine borer in the garden