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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

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…

Tick
Pest Control

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…

Aphids on Pepper
Pest Control

How to Get Rid of Aphids on Peppers

Peppers are among the most popular vegetables to grow. They are great because they generally don’t require much space and are relatively easy to grow. Peppers add flavor to food and there are many different meals you can prepare with…

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…

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…

Powdery Mildew
Pest Control

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…

Tent Catepillar
Pest Control

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…

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…

Squash Bugs
Pest Control

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…

Pest Control

Natural Pest Control II

Here are some effective ways to combat common garden pests in a natural, non-invasive way. Companion Planting Many gardeners decide to employ the so-called “companion planting”, which is a traditional Native American method of planting. Companion planting means using specific…

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