Light snowfalls are not only pretty to look at in a garden, they can also help you predict trouble – like who’s been nibbling where they’re not welcome.
Someone down the street planted a quince shrub this summer, surrounded it with a low chicken wire cage and put up pinwheels discourage visitors. Will it work?
Originally from Central America, Harlequin bugs destroy plants in the cabbage family but are also happy to suck the life from the leaves of everything from melons to raspberry bushes.
A few weeks ago petals began to disappear, then lots of leaves, and now several of my impatiens are nibbled to stubs. Not pretty. So, who did it?