I’ve been searching for some all natural ways to get rid of ants for a while now. We have a lot of fire ants down here in Georgia as well as many other kinds of ants. These buggers keep showing up in our home, in the chicken pen, in the dog’s food, and in our […]
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 […]
Farmers and gardeners are discovering the benefits of using agribon in the garden. Also known as “row-cover”, this lightweight fabric is the key to extending your growing season and protecting crops from insects. I’ve used it in the past on brassicas to deter the cabbage loopers and had great success. This year I am using […]
Learn how to make natural insect repellants that are safe for your family, your animals and the environment.
As gardeners, we hope and pray that “this year” we don’t experience the wrath of garden pests. But every year, those darn buggers (pun intended) appear. This year, we are armed with Neem Oil! Come along to learn about Neem Oil, and organic pest control!
If you have ever had to hand-pollinate a flowering plant or combat garden pests, you will want to attract beneficial insects to your growing space. I think of them as my garden team-members since they are always out and about working in my favor in the garden. Read more about how to attract them and […]