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How to Prevent Cucumber Beetles in Your Garden

The Battle of the Beetle: How to Prevent Cucumber Beetles in Your Garden I’m sure there was a time, somewhere deep in my suburban youth, when I wasn’t aware of the cucumber beetle. There must have been, right? Life was surely a dream – sunny days, ice cream cones, one big frolic in fields of […]

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How to Grow Cucumbers

How to Grow Your Own Cucumbers In the heat of these Sonoma County August days, when the lettuce and volunteers begin to wilt, our thoughts over at Petaluma Bounty drift toward a break in the shade of the apple trees, cool dips in the ocean, and…cucumbers! Ah, the cucumber. So simple, so juicy, and somehow, […]