Are you familiar with some of the illnesses, diseases and pests that plants can get? If you aren’t, you need to be. Plant illnesses can quickly take over a harvest, crop or even flowerbeds and trees. Read to see what different plant illnesses are and how you can be prepared to take care of your […]
Let’s be honest, these things are not cute. In fact, they have a variety of names that reflect just how horrible and disgusting potato bugs are. But just because they look terrifying doesn’t mean they are anything to be afraid of. In this article, I want to hit on a few basic facts and then […]
If you grow any plants in the Brassica family (broccoli, cauliflower, Brussel sprouts, kale, etc.) you probably know about cabbage moths. Learn how to protect your plants from them, so you can eat off the plants all season long!
I’m sure by now you’ve heard that you should plant Marigolds in your garden to keep insects away. While there are conflicting studies and first hand accounts, by and large it seems like many people give it a try anyway….and why not? Marigolds are pretty, hardy and easy to grow. Marigolds are a very easy […]
One of my least favorite parts of gardening is battling the deer. It seems that every year just when I think everything is growing great, I find evidence of deer in my garden. While this is heartbreaking, unfortunately it’s nothing new for me. I live in an area with a lot of wildlife so it […]
Why waste time and money treating pests, when you can prevent pest problems in the first place? Set aside your organic products and follow this guide to prevent pests from becoming a problem in your garden. Pest problems can be disappointing, frustrating, and a big letdown when a hopeful garden season ends abruptly because of […]