New England

July, 2009
Regional Report

Web Finds

Resources on Wild Parsnip
Here are some Web sites for more information on identifying and controlling wild parsnip:

Burned by wild parsnip
Wild parsnip makes its way north
Wild Parsnip (Pastinaca sativa)

Clever Gardening Technique

Hand-Pick Japanese Beetles in Cool Temperatures
Adult Japanese beetles are sluggish in the cool, early-morning hours and only become active as the sun becomes stronger. As evening cools, they slow down again. So visit your garden in the cool of the morning or late evening with a can of soapy water and knock the beetles into it.

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