"Ladybugs eat aphids. So if aphids are eating your potato plants, you might be tempted to mail-order a ton of ladybugs (yes, this is a thing you can do) to solve your garden woes. There’s a flaw in that plan, though: when you release ladybugs, they fly away," says Beth Skwarecki of Life Hacker. She goes on spotlight a video you can check out by clicking the link below.
With the end of summer and the coming of fall, you will likely be seeing squash popping up at farmer's markets. There is an opportunity to actually grow your own if you want to take the plunge. Like any other vegetable or plant, there are methods and strategies to ensure you get the best yield from your planting. The staff at Rodale's Organic Life have come up with a list of tips on everything from sowing, watering, pollination, fighting pests and diseases, and harvesting. Check it out!