Vegetable Garden Has Brown Stuff On Top Of Soil And Tick-Like Bugs On Vegetables

Question From: s. scandrett - Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Q: I have a vegetable. garden it looks. like brown stuff be on top of soil what is it an what to. do about what to do about ticks on vegetable.

A: Sabrina, you have me stumped on these questions. Carefully scrape off some of the "brown stuff" and package it in a plastic bag so you can take it to your local independent garden center for an accurate Id. Also see if you can trap one or two of those ticks and take them with you. Ticks don't eat vegetables, so it must be some other kind of bug. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy