New Allies and New Enemies

I have noticed an increase in insect activity in the garden over the past couple of days. Bugs that I haven't previously encountered are roaming my crops. I panic, and then my reasoning kicks in. Off to google I go. The Mexican Beetle Enemy This one surprised me. I thought it might be something similar … Continue reading New Allies and New Enemies


The Invasion Clavate Tortoise Beetle

Okay, so maybe I exaggerated a bit. It was one beetle on one eggplant but that little guy was hungry. And one of the weirdest pests I have ever seen. It took me a little while to figure out what it was. I had never seen anything like it before. I thought it was some … Continue reading The Invasion Clavate Tortoise Beetle

Garden Growth

I've been terrible at keeping this updated with plant growth. Between traveling, working, art shows and tending to the garden, I've been having quite a busy summer. My garden, for the most part, is doing well. I've had a few hitches along the way but aside from the cucumbers, everything is working out wonderfully. The … Continue reading Garden Growth