Pest Control Tips

4 Beneficial Insects To Attract And Keep In The Garden

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It is amazing what a few beneficial insects and critters can do for the health of a garden! [caption id="attachment_1963" align="alignright" width="300"] The lady bug has a big appetite for aphids, mites,and even fleas[/caption] When gardeners start talking insects, it’s usually not a good thing. Thoughts instantly turn to crop-killing invasions by slugs, or attacks…
Categories: Front Page, Pests, Vegetable Garden TIps
Tags: Beneficial Insects, Garden Insects, Ground Beetle, Lady Bugs, Paper Wasps, Praying Mantis

Battling Slugs – How I Control Slugs From Destroying My Garden

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How do I control slugs? It is a question so many gardeners ask year after year. Slugs can cause some serious damage to home gardens and flowerbeds. For starters, they can wipe out an entire row of young seedlings in a single night. They also can chew holes in everything from hosta, to tulips, greens,…
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Tags: Garden Pests, Garden Problems, Insects, Pests, Slugs

5 Great Herbs To Grow That Repel Insects and Pests!

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This week's gardening tip comes to us from Belinda in San Antonio, Texas, and is all about repelling unwanted insects! [caption id="attachment_1235" align="alignright" width="399"] Nothing can spoil the outdoors like a mosquito[/caption] Nothing can spoil a beautiful evening outdoors like a few pesky mosquitos. The same can be said for uninvited guests like flies, gnats or…
Categories: Gardening Tips, Pests
Tags: Gardening Tips, Herb Gardening, Herbs, Pest Control