Repel Potato Beetles

Potato beetles won’t horse around with horseradish.
August/September 2012
http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/potato-beetles-horseradish-zm0z12aszhun.aspx
Keep potato beetles at bay with a little strategic planting.


PHOTO: FOTOLIA/PR YAKIN

To control Colorado potato beetles, I plant horseradish close to my potatoes.

I tried it for the first time three years ago, and I haven’t seen a potato beetle since!

Tim McMeans
Arcadia, Wisconsin

Be advised: Horseradish is a very persistent perennial. — MOTHER EARTH NEWS