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 […]
Finally, a way to safely and easily rid your property of those pesky mosquitos! You don’t have to use those awful over-the-counter repellents and sprays that are harmful to both humans and the environment anymore.
Spring is here and with that means the coming of bugs. Even though there is a one-size fits all approach to bug repellents, there shouldn’t be. Some bugs are attracted to certain scents when others are not. Though you’re fighting off one bug you may be attracting another. Regardless of how you feel about bugs […]
The June garden is actively growing. The fruit trees have set fruit. On close examination, though, it appears that something is eating the leaves of the apple trees. One tree has an aphid invasion. Another tree has 1 ½ inch long caterpillars munching on the leaves and covering the branch tips with a fine web. […]