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Fruit flies, spinach and broccoli, oh my!


Last updated 9/1/2018 at Noon

Dani Hemmat

A homemade fruit fly trap helps get rid of those abundant late summer pests.

While the days are soon to get cooler, many folks are currently up to their elbows in weeding, watering and hopefully harvesting. Those that have lush and bountiful gardens have probably been working hard since early March. Bounties are now being harvested and giant zucchini are being left on doorsteps under cover of darkness. No rest for the wicked.

For those who want to keep that harvest going, or for the latecomers who couldn’t quite get their spring garden prepared in time, there’s always cold-weather crops. It is possible to keep garden dirt under your fingernails until late Octob...

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