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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.

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Learn to Recognize and Fight Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew is a common plant pest all owners should know about. This fungus (botanical name Microsphaera penicilliata) affects many plants, so it’s important to know how to deal with it. Different Types of Fungal Diseases “Mildew” can mean many…

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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…

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How to Avoid Ticks

Lyme disease is a common problem many people face. Spending more time outdoors in the spring and summer increases the risk of this disease, so it’s important to know how to protect yourself. There are about 40,000 cases of Lyme…

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Tent Caterpillars

Tent caterpillars got their name because they love to spin webs on tree branches and on various shrubs. Most of the webs will be seen in the early spring if your garden is infested with tent caterpillars. The purpose of…

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Spider Mites and Spider Mite Control

Spider mites are garden pests that give gardeners serious headaches. They cannot perform anything harmful when they are working as a single unit but when they start to attack your garden as a colony, the plant that they choose to…

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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…

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Get Rid of Garden Pests

The most among all gardening problems for fellow gardeners and garden lovers will be garden pests. Garden pests cause a lot of people to give up on gardening because things can get quite messy sometimes. Yes, people do burn off…

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