When gardeners aren't talking about the weather they are talking about bugs. This year in my garden there seems not to be so much damage from slugs and cutworms as there is from beetles.
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Gardening Tips for July
Water your plants early in the morning or late in the day to reduce the water lost to evaporation.
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Garden Pests & Disease
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