• Organic Gardening Pest Control

    Hack: How to Keep Pests out of the Garden Naturally with Herb Companion Planting

    Herb companion planting is a practice steeped in tradition and backed by science, aiming to maximize the health and productivity of a garden. Gardeners plant certain herbs alongside vegetables and other plants to harness a variety of benefits.  These benefits often include – natural pest control, improved growth, and enhanced flavor of garden produce. This method leverages the natural properties of herbs, using their essential oils and aromas to deter pests while attracting beneficial wildlife. My favorite combination is to plant my tomato plants with basil! A well-designed herb garden considers the specific companionship needs of each plant. The use…

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    One of the Most Common Gardening Problems: Pests in the Garden

    Gardening is a rewarding activity that can provide fresh produce, beautiful flowers, and a tranquil outdoor space. However, creating and maintaining a healthy garden is not without its challenges. This blog post discusses one of the most common garden problems – pests and solutions on how to deal with them. After this post you’ll feel more equipped to handle them in the garden and protect crops. This post is all about one of the most common gardening problems. Common Pests and Infestations in the Garden Gardeners often encounter a number of pests that damage plants, ranging from tiny insects to…

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    What is a White Cabbage Moth and Homemade Cabbage Moth Spray

    You’ll find that part of the journey in gardening is just managing the pests that could easily come in, take over, and eat all of your crops. Once you start gardening, you really start to appreciate the work that goes into growing food like farmers do. There’s so much patience, timing is important, awareness of fluctuations in weather and temperature, soil conditions to know about, and the different kinds of pests to each plant you need to know about. There are so many things to be aware of that can honestly be overwhelming. And when you think you’ve gotten the…

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    How to Get Rid of Aphids on Tomatoes

    Hey there, tomato lovers and aspiring green thumbs! Are pesky aphids turning your juicy tomatoes into a free all-you-can-eat buffet? If they are, then you’ve come to the right place to learn about these annoying little bugs.  In this guide, I’ll equip you with the knowledge and tools to bid those aphids farewell and restore your tomatoes to their former glory. So grab your gardening gloves and let’s get rid of those aphids on tomatoes! This post is about aphids on tomatoes. What are Aphids and How to Identify Them One of the biggest annoyances in the garden are aphids.…

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    How to use Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden

    I don’t like to use any synthetic pesticides in my garden and try not to use anything on my plants. But sometimes, you have to use something to deter whatever pests are taking over your garden. The best course of action is to be proactive. I only use organic methods in the garden that are safe for both my family and me. In this post, we’ll discuss: This post is all about ‘is diatomaceous earth safe for plants’. What is Diatomaceous Earth? Diatomaceous earth (DE) is a natural substance made from fossilized single-celled algae called diatoms. It’s highly absorbent, so…

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    A Quick Guide: What Do Snails Eat and Snail Population Control

    Every creature on earth has a purpose on Earth, and that includes snails. They have a purpose. By what is their purpose? Did you know that snails are not picky eaters and will happily munch on almost anything? Their purpose in the garden is to be a decomposer and some can protect against other pests. However, snails can be quite the pest in the garden and even become overly populated in the garden. Knowing what they eat and other facts about them can be helpful in keeping them at bay and taking over your plants. This post is about ‘what…