• Organic Gardening Pest Control

    How to Get Rid of Ants from Potted Plants: A Gardener’s Guide

    So how do you get rid of ants from your potted plants? Ants are industrious creatures that can sometimes find their way into our beloved potted plants (or anywhere in the garden!), causing frustration for gardeners. Not only can they disrupt the aesthetics of our carefully tended containers, but they can also harm the plants themselves. There are effective and eco-friendly ways to bid farewell to these unwanted visitors and restore harmony to your potted garden. Before applying any of these methods, keep in mind that ants are in fact pollinators. A few ants are generally not anything to worry…

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    Companion Planting Potatoes: Best Partners for a Healthy Harvest

    If you’ve been following along, I’ve done quite a few posts already about companion planting. This post continues with the theme of companion planting. It’s a great gardening technique to implement to keep the garden healthy in a natural way. Even though I’ve been gardening for years, I still try to learn new ways to keep pests and diseases at bay. I don’t like to use any chemicals, so knowing an easy and natural way is key for me. If you’d like to check out my other posts about companion planting, you’ll find the links below. What is Companion Planting?…

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    Find Out All About Oregano Companion Planting

    Companion planting is an age-old gardening practice that leverages the natural relationships between plants to enhance growth, deter pests, and improve flavors. With an understanding of these synergistic partnerships, you can optimize your garden’s productivity and health. Focusing on oregano, this herb is not only favored for its culinary uses but also for its versatility in the garden as a companion plant. Oregano’s aromatic foliage is known to repel certain pests while attracting beneficial pollinators, making it an integral part of a well-planned companion planting strategy. Oregano thrives in the same well-draining, nutrient-rich soil as many other herbs and vegetables,…

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    Companion Planting Peppers: Best Partners for a Bountiful Harvest

    If you’ve been following my blog, I recently posted a blog about herb companion planting. This post introduced readers to the technique of companion planting, which is a great way to naturally repel pests and keep plants healthy. It’s wonderful for the environment, plus it has so many benefits. This post focuses on companion planting for peppers. This post will cover just some of the companions of pepper plants to get you started. So let’s dive in! [RELATED POST: Hack: How to Keep Pests Out of the Garden Naturally with Herb Companion Planting] Companion Planting Peppers Companion planting with peppers…

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    How to Get Rid of Pests: A Natural Bug Repellent for Plants

    Gardening can be a rewarding but challenging hobby, especially when it comes to dealing with pests. Synthetic pesticides can be effective, but they often come with negative environmental impacts and potential health risks. This is why many gardeners are turning to natural bug repellents for plants as a safer and more eco-friendly option. These repellents make use of natural ingredients that are often readily available and can be easily used in your garden. Natural bug repellents not only minimize potential harm to the earth and its inhabitants, but they can also provide a more sustainable approach to pest management. Essential…

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    Companion Planting Onions: Best Partners for a Healthier Garden

    Companion planting is a tried and true gardening method that involves strategically grouping certain plants together to enhance growth, deter pests, and encourage healthy harvests. When it comes to onions, choosing the right companion plants is particularly beneficial. Onions release certain compounds that can deter pests and diseases, making them valuable allies in the garden. By understanding which plants are compatible with onions, gardeners can create a more productive and less maintenance-intensive garden. While the benefits of companion planting are numerous, it’s equally important to be aware of which plants could be detrimental to onions. Some plants may compete with…