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Tarnished Plant Bug

By National Gardening Association Editors

Tarnished Plant Bug

This bug gets its name from its coppery-brown color. It is a major pest, especially for commercial growers. The list of favorite hosts reads like a catalog of major crops:...
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Don't Eat Green Potatoes

When harvesting potatoes, green skin is a sign of chlorophyll development caused by spuds being exposed to sunlight. If you eat enough green potatoes, you can get sick. Cut off green sections and the spuds are safe to eat.


 
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