Beetlejuice!

Cucumber beetles are out! The beetles that are emerging now had overwintered and are out to mate. In about a week, females will lay eggs in the soil and once hatched, the larvae will nibble on corn roots before developing into cucumber beetles. Adult cucumber beetles eat leaves and stems of...

About Cucumbers

This week’s lesson: Cucumbers! “Cool as a cucumber!” as the saying goes, these summertime veggies are crisp and refreshing on a hot day. FUN FACT: did you know the inside of a cucumber can be up to 20 degrees F cooler than the outside temperature? Some varieties are better for slicing...