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QUESTION: Insect Issues

What insect makes these webs?  They are far too fine for a spider--they are like sheer pantyhose.  Sometimes I cannot even see them until the fine spray from my hose highlights their...

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Re: My first garden

What a great looking garden! How impressive! What part of the world do you live in?

Re: QUESTION: Help! Nematodes Are Killing My Beloved Tomatoes

I have had great luck with beneficial nematodes and a nagging grub problem in my front lawn. I'm not sure why you were advised to wait so long---two years---before planting again. I grow my tomatoes in pots to avoid a "permanent" soil problem like you are experiencing, but I'd say roll with the beneficial nematodes, plant a "cover" crop of marigolds, turn those under, plant another, and move forward with your heirlooms next spring---which I grow and love so well myself. Re-apply more beneficials in the spring, turn your soil really well, add all kinds of organic matter to boost its health, and go for it!