As the name might suggest, annuals have only one growing cycle. But perennials will grow for a season, die down during the colder months, and grow again in the spring. Properly identifying issues will not only keep your garden beautiful, but will limit problems of pests and disease.
You won't want to bother stink bugs in any way because you'll regret it. The resulting smell can be less than pleasant. This article shows how to identify the stinkers, how to keep them away, and how to get rid of them should you need to.
Leaf-footed bugs aren't harmful to you, but they can still damage your fruit or make it easier for other pests to do so. Learn about what they are, how to identify them, and how to get rid of them.
There are many great ways to keep those pesky bugs out of your garden, but often the natural way is the best way. Here are some plants that you can plant in your garden to keep bugs away!
Finding predator tracks in your yard and around your livestock? Use these non-lethal tricks to keep coyotes, wolves, and foxes from killing your animals and entering your yard.
As an organic farmer, I look for natural ways to solve any pest control problems. Neem is the ideal plant as it's a vigorous growing tree and both its leaves and seeds have repellent properties.
If you've put a hummingbird feeder up only to discover it full of ants the following morning, don't despair. Here is an easy and inexpensive way to keep those unwanted ants off your feeders.
Powdery mildew, while not usually a fatal plant disease, will severely affect a garden plant's vitality. There ARE organic ways to kill powdery mildew that are safe and effective.
Weeds are unsightly and spoil a neatly tended garden or yard. Fortunately there are lots of ways to deal with them, either with chemicals or in a natural, environmentally friendly way
Don't you hate it when pests destroy your plants? Learn how to protect your seedlings from destructive snails and slugs.
Earwigs can be beneficial predators in your garden, but what do you do when they turn their attention towards eating your newly sprouted vegetables and favorite flowers? Use these tips to keep earwig damage under control.
Spittlebugs are usually just a minor nuisance in your garden. If you have a large infestation, the insects are not difficult to get rid of and you can even prevent them from re-infesting your yard.
When you are out in the yard and you don’t want to get bit by mosquitoes, this organic yard spray (which is safe for humans and plants) may be the solution for you.
If you find that kale and other cruciferous vegetables in your garden look like something has been munching on them, then we can most likely tell you why! Here we will show you one of the most common types of pests in your garden, as well as how to control them and get rid of them!
Have you noticed plants looking dull, eaten, or even worse, dead? Find out if you have an armyworm invasion and how to treat it.