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Pest Control

Our organic pest control tips can help you determine the best methods for managing the worst garden pests in your region.

Pest Control

Controlling Cabbage Worms: No Insecticides!

Cabbage worms are common pests that attack many vegetables. Cabbage and kale are particularly susceptible to these pests, but some other vegetables can also be a target of these insects. Keep in mind that cabbage worms have a great appetite….

Homemade Insecticides
Pest Control

How to Use Homemade Insecticides (Part 1)

It’s difficult to deal with plant pests: they are nasty and it’s often tedious to get rid of them. For these reasons, it’s important to have an effective insecticide ready as soon as you notice plant bugs and other pests…

Aphids
Pest Control

How to Get Rid Of Aphids

Aphids are sap suckers that always manage to give every gardener a hard time just like other garden pests such as spider mites, tent caterpillars and Japanese beetles. There are several species of aphids that you have to watch out…

Pest Control

Greenhouse Gardening Pest Control

People who grow different sorts of plants and flowers will most likely have greenhouses in their garden. However, not all people know how to effectively use greenhouses, or for some people who know, there are still things left to learn….

Japanese Beetle
Pest Control

Japanese Beetles

Japanese beetles are feared by gardeners because both their adult form and grubs have the ability to turn a garden into a pile of dead plants. Thus, in this garden pests article, we are going to provide you with a…

Pest Control

Attracting Ladybugs into Your Garden

Ladybugs are cute little insects many kids like. They are not just pretty but they also make a valuable addition to any garden. There are many different types of ladybugs: red, yellow, orange, all with small black spots on their…

Downy Mildew
Pest Control

How to Get Rid of Downy Mildew

Downy mildew is a common plant disease that can be found in many gardens. At first, owners mistake this disease for a frost damage, so it often progresses until gardeners realize what’s going on. One of the main problems with…

Homemade Weed Killer
Pest Control

How to Make a Weed Killer Spray

Homemade, organic insecticides are very popular for various reasons. First of all, they are organic so you always know they are natural and that they can’t harm your environment, your plants or your family and pets. In addition to this,…

Homemade Insecticide
Pest Control

How to Use Homemade Insecticides (Part 2)

Here are some more homemade insecticide recipes that are easy to make. Usual warnings apply: don’t use poisonous ingredients for food bearing plants and make sure to handle all ingredients with care. Hot Pepper Insecticide You’ll need: ½ cup of…

Snail on Leaf
Pest Control

Natural Snail and Slug Control Methods

Snails and slugs are common pests in many gardens. They are often very difficult to get rid of, and some means of controls are too invasive. It’s almost impossible to find a garden without a slug and snails problem. These…

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