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Use these tips to protect your Colorado garden from bugs and disease

Sherie Shafferpueblo-chieftain/4113c823e8ded3fc5e34964cba2ba11a”/

Sherie Shaffer

By this time of year, vegetable gardeners have big plants are either awaiting their harvest, or already brining in the bounty from their garden. But it’s not all tomatoes and zucchini, pests and diseases start to wreak havoc this time of year as well.

You might have pesky aphids; they are attracted to many common vegetable garden plants. Luckily, they are pretty easy to control. Usually, spraying them off with a high-pressure jet of water will do the trick. If not, you might try an insecticidal soap. The use of pesticides is discouraged for an aphid

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