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26. Deane (2018)

39' x 21' (12m x 6m)

27. Ruprecht (2018)

64' x 60' (19m x 18m)

28. McCarroll (2018)

38' x 60' (11m x 18m)

29. Dominique S (2018)

49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
In my Sucessive Garden the pests i have to deal with are Aphids,Cabbage worms,blub flies,carrot Weevils, earworms and thrips. Some of my plants such as Celery and peas dont have many pests but my beans will be prone to rotting. __________________________________________________________________________________________ In my beneficial part of my garden i have planted just flowers . I planted the flowers as a source for the bees i have set up around the garden to assist with the pollination. It also double ties with helping take care of pests because some of my floers are toxic to its preadators. My flowers: Lavatera Pansy Salpiglossis Snowdrop __________________________________________________________________________________________ In my Fruit garden i am planting: Cantalope- (Aphids/ Pickleworm)---pests Strawberries- {Slugs/Snails/Aphids) Rasberries- (Aphids) Pumpkin- (Beetles/Squash Bugs) For dealing with my pests in my fruit garden i will be using a mesh covering to help keep them out, as well as some Bacillus Thuringiensis to keep other threats from harming my plants __________________________________________________________________________________________ For my scientific Companion Veggie Gard. i used the Trapping Crop and the Biochemical Pest Trapping Crop: The crops i used for this method are Tomatoes & Chinese Cabbage. The Tomatoes are my distraction to stray the pests of the Chinese Cabbage because they do prefer Tomatoes over the Cabbage used. Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixiation: The crops used for this was my Beans(dry) and Peas. I chose these two companions because they give off enough nitrogen to help the other plant thrive and survive they are actually helping each other. __________________________________________________________________________________________

30. Tiffany Alexander (2017)

50' x 20' (15m x 6m)
garden Hort. 100

31. Awesome garden (2018)

Manhattan, Illinois
49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
There are three succesive planting beds in this home garden, along with a fruit bed and a spice bed acting as a beneficial habitat for surrounding plants. The succesive beds are planted to support growth year round from left to right in order of time of year from spring to winter. For example spring cabbage, then large tomatoes, finishing with broccoli. The beneficial habitat garden is planted with cilantro, rosemary, rye, and mint. Cilantro produces pollen attracting ladybugs to help control aphids. Rosemary confuses cabbage butterflies and deters beetles and flies. Mint is grown to repel harmful insects like earworms that may attack the corn crop, and also to attract beneficial insects. Rye is mixed in to act as a beneficial nitrate trap crop. In the fruit garden there are strawberries, blueberries, rasberries and a dwarf peach tree. Common pests to these fruit producing plants are fruit flys in the strawberries, mites in the peaches,bud mites in the blueberries, and the dreaded Japanese beetle in the rasberries. A few methods to deal with these pests are trap cropping and planting herbs like mint which deter mites and beetles. Lastly there is a scientific companion garden which has winter peas to allow symbiotic nitrogen fixation in the soil, beds rotatd each year to maintain soil health.I also added garlic as a nasturtium to control aphids. My source for information has been

32. Ariana Vasilakis (2018)

59' x 27' (18m x 8m)
Pests in my successive garden are onion flies, leaf miners, and thrips which eat onion. Crickets, grasshoppers, moths, leaf miners, aphids, whiteflies, mites and caterpillars cause harm to the sweet potatoes. The insects that eat broccoli are aphids, moth and caterpillars. In the beneficial garden, the parsley, dill and lavender attract hoverflies, which prey on aphids. The lemon balm, parsley and thyme attract the tachinid flies, which are parasites of caterpillars and beetle and fly larvae. Trichogramma wasps lay eggs in eggs of moths and kills them, and the herbs that attract these insects are dill, lemon balm, parsley and thyme. The dill attract ladybugs which feed on aphids, whiteflies and mites. The strawberries attract fruit flies, slugs, snails, earwigs and aphids. Plant fennel to deter snails and slugs. The raspberries attract fruit worm beetles. Spray crops with the biopesticide Spinosad to control. Blueberries attract birds. Its controlled by putting a netting around the plant. Aphids feed on blueberries. Its controlled by planting beneficial plants that attract aphid predators. Dill and lavender are used to attract hoverflies. Cantaloupe attract whiteflies and aphids, which can be controlled by also using beneficial plants such as dill, lavender, and parsley. These herbs attract hoverflies and ladybugs which feed on aphids and whiteflies. They attract grass and leaf hoppers, which can be controlled by planting alfalfa, spearmint or marigold because they bring big eyed bugs as predators. Thyme, dill and marigold are all trap crops for beans and cucumbers. Marigold and dill attract hoverflies and ladybugs that prey on aphids and whiteflies. Marigolds also attract leaf hoppers which attracts away from the beans. Marigolds are biochemical pest suppressions because they produce thiopene, which deter harmful nematodes in the soil. The beans ae a symbiotic nitrogen fixation for the garden because they increase the nitrogen in soil.

33. Yunuen Escobar (2018)

50' x 20' (15m x 6m)
Horticulture 100

34. Drew Logothetis (2018)

49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
Examples of common pests that are problems for my successive garden are cabbage aphids, or the carrot rust fly which destroys the roots of the carrot. In the beneficial garden, i used carrots to attract braconid wasps which help kill cabbage worms. Apple trees to attract honeybees which help pollinate other plants. Watermelon to attract wasps which help kill caterpillars and aphids. Raddish to attract lady beetles which help kill other aphids. In the fruit garden, some potential pests that are found in apple trees are apple maggots, and one way you can deal with these are through beneficial nematodes which help hunt these maggots in their early pupal stage. The strawberries often have slugs found among them, and ways you can deal with these are by using copper barriers, or beer baits.

35. Vegetable Garden Project (2018)

49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
There are a lot of common pests that come along with a successive garden. Cabbageworms are commonly found in broccoli and cabbage. Different types of worms attack some of the plants as well, such as the earworm to corn and the hornworm to tomatoes. ( Carrots suffer from nematodes and viruses. Beetles are also common like with cucumber beetles and with the radishes being attacked by flea beetles. Onions repel pests away from cabbage, broccoli, tomatoes, cucumbers, and a few other crops as well. Basil improves the production and flavor of tomatoes. The smell of both onions and tomatoes help to repel mosquitoes. Borage helps to protect both tomatoes and cabbage by repelling the hornworm and cabbage moths. ( There are a lot of pests to be weary of with cantaloupe and melon plants, such as whiteflies, aphids, cucumber beetles, and squash bugs. Introducing natural enemies into the garden, such as the parasitic wasp and lady beetles, can help with this problem. Beetles are also a common problem like with cranberry plants and the Japanese bettle is also common with raspberries. These larger insects can be removed by thoroughly spaying the plants with water or physically removing the insects yourself. In the fourth garden, I planted beans and peas for the purpose of symbiotic nitrogen fixation. To protect my corn, edamame, and beans, I planted squash and rosemary as trapping crops for dear and insects. (

36. Fall Alcantara Family Garden (2018)

60' x 25' (18m x 7m)
Fall 2018

37. Cedarvale Community Garden (round) (2018)

Cedarvale Park, Toronto
47' x 47' (14m x 14m)

38. Diliberto (2018)

Diliberto 2018
43' x 40' (13m x 12m)

39. Spring Alcantara Family (2018)

60' x 25' (18m x 7m)
Spring Family Garden Plan 2018

40. home garden (2018)

49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
The successive vegetable garden: Although broccoli and cabbage have cabbage worms as pests, the time of harvest of the plants (mainly winter months) suggests that these plants will not have much trouble with those pests. However, the beans are prone to attract Japanese beetles and Mexican bean beattles. The Fruit Garden: The blackberry, raspberry, and blueberry fruits are susceptible to maggots, while the cantalope are easily damaged by squash bugs, squash vine borers, cucumber beetles and bacterial wilt. Using a row cover or fine netting before the fruit is mature should help prevent these pests from damaging the fruit.

41. Kevin's Garden (2018)

New Lenox, IL
49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
Kevin's garden

42. dope (2018)

49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
Cabbage worms and flea beetles are common pests of the vegetable garden which come from the cabbage and have the ability to infest the entire successive planting garden. In order to have a healthy grow, trap cropping was used and collards were planted to attract cabbage worms. The worms feed on the collards so that the cabbage can grow and mature. Also, brussel sprouts were planted in order to attract the flea beetles away from the lettuce and cabbage. Agastache also was used to attract pests from the cabbage and the lettuce as well. The apple tree is susceptible to apple maggot flies and in order to combat them, a nontoxic horticultural oil will be sprayed on it in the spring time before the first leaves emerge. The blueberries attract blueberry leaf beetles and to deal with that, neem oil sprays will be used to deter the beetles from feeding on the fruit. The grape vine is susceptible to moths and thrips, and the orange tree could get root rot and/or aphids.

43. MarvelousGarden (2018)

49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
My garden consists of a vegetable, fruit, flower and also scientific plants which all benefit from one another to make the garden Marvelous.

44. Ygnacia HORT (2018)

49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
Ygnacia Berman HORT 101 David Bartz 6 December 2017 Vegetable Garden Summary 1: In my successive garden I planted garlic, cauliflower, and broccoli for my spring harvest plants that can all begin to be harvested in both June and July. Summer vegetables include celery, cucumber, and summer squash that are ready for harvest July through August. Fall plants consist of pumpkin, carrots, and winter squash, and these vegetables are ready for harvest in August, but are also harvested long into the cold months. Common pests for this vegetable garden are squash vine borers, for the squash, squash bug for the pumpkin, and aphids, who go after almost any vegetable. 2: The beneficial habitat garden is all flowers meant to attract insects like butterflies, honey bees, and lacewing. Honey bees and butterflies help pollinate the garden and the lacewing, while also feeding off pollen and nectar, eat aphids a common garden pest. 3: In the fruit garden section I planted a dwarf apple tree, blueberries, watermelon and a cantaloupe. Common pests for this fruit garden are codling moths that feed on apple trees, spotted cucumber beetles that feels off the melon in my garden, and blueberry bud mites feed on the blueberries. Floating row covers can be a method of preventing cucumber beetles from infesting the crop and pheromone-baited sticky traps to confirm the presence of this pest. The presence of the traps can interrupt mating activities of uncaptured moths nearby ( 4: Scientific Companion Vegetable Garden: In this garden section I included nasturtiums for my trapping crop and for biochemical pest suppression I planted marigolds surrounding vegetables. Landscape design: For the design outside of the garden I have grass as the main ground cover with a large pebble path going through. I added water barrels to collect rain water near the gardens for watering, and small ponds on both sides of the garden area to attract dragon flies, so they will eat small insects such as mos

45. garden (2017)

49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
different season garden

46. Kimmy's Vegetable Garden (2018)

49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
Kimmy Limanowski Notes 1.Some common pests you would see in a successive garden are aphids, cabbage worms, flea beetles and cucumber beetles. To prevent all these critters attacking your garden, try using organic methods to get rid of them. Spraying diluted, natural soap kills the pests, using mechanical traps, building barriers and using insect vacuums are all alternative ways. 2.When you put food sources for insects in your garden, it helps deter them from the garden crop that you want to harvest. The plants planted in this garden help benefit the insects like bees. Bees love lavender, sunflowers and zinnias. I also added other types of wildflower throughout my garden, so the bees will have plenty of food sources. In addition, I put beehives in my garden, so the bees have a home and can make honey as well. 3.In the fruit garden, the pests that attack apples trees are aphids. To get rid of aphids, spray the leaves with a mild solution of water and dishwashing detergent. Blueberry leaf beetles attack blueberry plants, and treat them the same way you would treat aphids. Strawberry plants usually get invaded with spider mites. To treat them, spraying them is the most effective way, but you should use a solid stream of water and spray the webs and underside of leaves to drown any mites there. Cucumber beetles are well-known for doing damage in gardens. To keep them away from cantaloupes, use the yellow sticky traps to catch them. 4.In garden number 4, soybeans are planted to help symbiotic nitrogen fixation. Symbiotic nitrogen fixation is when plants have nitrogen fixing bacteria in their tissues. Mustard and marigolds are planted around the radishes and potatoes because they are trapping crops, which means they deter other critters from wanting to eat the crops. Summary To have a successful garden, some research and knowledge would be useful. Having successive, beneficial, companion and fruit gardens all separated is an effective way to set up the gardens. Success

47. Gab's Vegetable Garden (2017)

Morris, IL
49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
Within this project, I created four different gardens in a 50 by 20 dimension. Each garden was created with a dimension of 10 by 10; these being a successive vegetable garden, beneficial habitat garden, fruit garden, and a scientific companion garden. I also added two beehives, two ponds as a water source, two trees for slight shade, and accessible paths to each garden. For my successive garden, I looked up common pest problems for each vegetable planted; which some had similar pest issues. Most of the pests for the vegetables were cabbage worms, aphids, cutworms, squash bugs, and nematodes. Along with the vegetables, I also researched common pests attracted to the plants in my fruit garden. These also being similar, I found that most of them have issues with fruit flies, worms, beetles, caterpillars, aphids, mites, and apple maggots. On the other hand, I created the beneficial habitat garden, hoping to bring in insects that do the vegetables and fruits justice. I split evenly between herbs and flowers because they both attract these beneficial insects. For instance, the marigolds repel tomato worms, beetles, squash bugs, and nematodes. The sunflowers attract pollinators, such as bees, and can clean contaminated soil. The dill I planted also attracts honey bees and repel similar pests that the marigolds, as well as the cilantro. Depending on the circumstances of the plants, theres two ways I would go about dealing with the pests in my gardens. I was researching and found that I could release lady beetles, which kill aphids and other insects. I thought this would be a good, natural approach first considering aphids and insects that my plants dont like are these beetles prey. However, if I couldnt take a natural route and didnt want to start over with the entire plant, I could use a chemical pesticide to rid the plants of their pests.

48. well attempt 5 (2018)

Joliet Il
49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
Forced to do this

49. Garden Gnomes (2018)

Joliet, IL
49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
Successive Vegetable Garden: Lettuce (spring) | Onions (summer) | Winter Squash (fall) Caterpillars and other pests, such as darkling beetles, are two common pests that feed on Lettuce. Onion fly, lesser bulb fly, and Thrips are the three most common pests for onions, though they are far and few between. The squash bug is a common pest for squash and effects the entire plant, while aphids just eat the stem and leaves. Beneficial Habitat Garden: Chives (Garlic) | Dill | Lemongrass | Mint The benefit of growing mint is that it acts ground cover for ground beetles that eat pests that eat other plants. A benefit of Lemongrass is that it is a natural pest repellent, especially mosquitoes. Dill and chives are often used ornamentally and they commonly attract tiny beneficial wasps. Fruit Garden: Apple (Dwarf) | Blueberry | Cherry (Fan) | Grape Vine Aphids are a common pest on Cherry and Apple trees, as well as blueberry bushes and they like to cluster on the stems and under the leaves. Mites can be found on the undersides of the leaves of blueberry bushes. Scientific Companion Vegetable Garden: Corn | Soybeans Summary: The peramiters for each of the four gardens were met by doing research on why the plants worked together helped in the process of selecting the right plants in the successive, beneficial and fruit gardens. In the Scientific Companion Vegetable garden I selected soybeans and corn because they are often grown in large quantitys in fields near each other and they are able to help each other better.

50. Garden (2018)

49' x 19' (15m x 6m)
Summary in word document sent in email.