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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.

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…

Mealy Bugs
Pest Control

Organic Insecticides against Mealybugs

Pests and diseases occur from time to time even with the best care. It’s therefore important to closely inspect your plants from time to time so you can react immediately if you notice a problem. Some pests are more difficult…

Fungus Gnat
Pest Control

How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats?

Fungus gnats can do a lot of damage to house plants. They enjoy the environment of soil and moisture often found in indoor plants. It’s important to know how to recognize them and get rid of them. What are Fungus…

Ant on Leaf
Pest Control

How to Get Rid of Ants

Ants can be a problem in your garden and house. They attack your plants and can easily sneak into your house. It’s understandable you want to prevent this. There are several effective ways to get rid of ants on your…

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…

Spider with wasp larva
Pest Control

Organic Spider Repellents  

Many people are scared of spiders or at least hate them. It’s important to control the spider population in your garden and home. However, you don’t want to use just any type of an insecticide. These chemicals tend to be…

Pest Control

How to Eliminate Fleas: Quick Home Remedies

Fleas are common problems for many pets. To get rid of them, you have to use a special product. There are many commercial products and medicines made to eliminate fleas. However, these products are not always environmentally-friendly. Usually, your pet…

Baking Soda
Pest Control

Even More Ways to Use Baking Soda

Baking soda is very effective against pests and diseases, so you can use it effectively in your garden and home. It is also very versatile so there are many other uses you can find for baking soda in your home,…

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