Are you frustrated with pests in your organic garden? You don’t have to resort to chemicals to get rid of them! Try this super easy, you-probably-already-have-the-ingredients, homemade pest spray.
WHAT IS DIATOMACEOUS EARTH? In short: ground up fossilized remains of tiny organisms. Diatomaceous Earth is one of the most common natural pest control substances known to gardeners and homesteaders. This fine white powder is the bane of insects everywhere! As a mother of two little boys, a pet owner, and an organic gardener it […]
Calendual Officinalis, is respected for its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, astringent, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and immunostimulant properties. It has been used throughout the centuries to help heal wounds and skin irritations. Today, marigold flowers, leaves, and stems are used to make salves, natural insecticides, and more.
One of the best organic pest control techniques involves making your property an ideal environment for beneficial bugs. You can start by creating a pollinator-friendly garden. Many pollinator gardens contain plants that attract other “good guys” to your area. You want three types of good guys in your garden. The first is the pollinators. They […]
Chemicals are a no-no for organic gardeners so what do you do when you have pests eating your crops? This homemade pest control spray is perfect for the job!
Recycling coffee on your homestead, do you do it? We are BIG coffee drinkers around here and there are a lot of left over grounds. I am happy to report that recycling coffee grounds is a great benefit to your homestead. I offer you 10 awesome ways to recycle coffee grounds in and around your […]