GG’s Latest Dig: Quick bites

A few tastes from around the web:

  • Gardeners around Oregon are talking about a fruit-damaging fly (the spotted wing-drosophila) that may cause trouble for the summer harvest.  Check out this great article and informational video from Oregon State Extension to learn how to detect the flies in your garden. And, for some general info on how to use bugs instead of pesticides in your garden, check out this cool video taken from the Huffington Post.
  • An Oregonian article about the growing trend among foodies to encourage folks to eat more fruits and veggies (including some great recipes).
  • Finally, planning on having an abundance of fruits and veggies in your garden?  Here is a neat guide to canning food at home from the USDA and the National Center for Home Food Preservation.  The guide includes lots of info on how to safely preserve food from your garden.  Before you know it, it will be time to get canning!
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