Plot 30

an urban co-op garden adventure

Mexican Bean Beetles

on July 30, 2012

I went out to the garden today to pick all the yellow beans that had not been infested by our pesky bug.  Then I removed all the infested beans and all the bean plants.  Spoke to Susan and she said she had planted lettuce in the one bare spot and if they take we could plant some more or beets where the beans used to live.

The beets and the carrots need a bit of a thinning, other than that everything still looks great.

Here is some information on the mexican bean beetle that attacked our yellow beans, http://www.almanac.com/content/mexican-bean-beetles .  Here is what our beans looked like:

 

 

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