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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.

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…

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…

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…

Spider Mites
Pest Control

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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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