From aphids to slugs, pests are a common hurdle for every gardener. Avoid pesticides use this year by employing these organic garden pest control methods.
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.
Learn to deal with unwanted visitors to your bird feeder and keep bully birds, chipmunks, squirrels, and other critters away.
An adult White-tailed Deer eats 5-7 pounds of plant matter every day. How much does your prized vegetable garden weigh? Protect your plants without making your vegetable patch look like a prison.
Tick bites can cause diseases in humans and pets. Design a tick-free environment by cleaning, spraying, and planting to keep ticks out of 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.
Cats are wonderful pets but can be destructive to a garden. To a cat, a garden is one big litter box. They dig up plants, use the bathroom, and sleep on garden beds. This article lists different ways to protect your garden from cats.
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.
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.
Lily leaf beetles can quickly destroy your prized lilies and other plants. Fortunately, you can get rid of them safely and organically.
Some insects are beneficial to your garden, but there are many that aren't. There are also some that are simply worse than others—five in particular of which you should be aware. This article addresses the problems of only these five: aphids, cutworms, Japanese beetles, slugs and snails.
A quick guide to 13 of the most notorious leaf-eating pests in your garden and what you can do about them now.
Vegetables that we grow in our gardens certainly have no shortage of insect pests. This article will discuss one in particular: the flea beetle, which can affect many different vegetables by chewing tiny holes in the leaves. Their larvae can also attack the plant's roots, which weaken the plant.
Mexican bean beetles defoliate the legumes in your garden. Here are some organic ways to keep them from destroying your plants.