Mainers joke all the time that the mosquito should be the state’s bird. Well let me tell you this, if you put our state bird (which happens to be the chickadee) in a fighting ring against our average mosquito, the mosquito would most likely come out on top. These things are huge, their numbers are […]
Are you looking for tips to keep the bugs out? Here are natural solutions for deterring bugs and pests from your precious garden!
Getting rid of garden pests naturally can feel like a daunting task, but it doesn’t need to be. These natural pest control methods will help you enjoy a pest-free garden season.
Learn to identify and appreciate the beneficial insects in your yard and garden. These bugs can help with pest control so you won’t need as many sprays and chemicals.
The goal in your garden is not to eradicate all insects, but rather to create a natural environment of balance where “good” insects are eating or parasitizing “bad” insects to keep them under control. A great way to insure the presence of these beneficial insects is by providing plants which attract them to your garden.
Using chemicals as fly repellent around chickens and other animals is not recommended, so why not try some natural fly repellent methods?