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 […]
Naturally Controlling Aphids in your organic garden. Naturally controlling aphids in your organic garden can be a challenge. I know I have lost more than a my fair share of garden harvests to these nasty beasts. But we wage the war! I have found a few options that have helped me in the garden without […]
Our barn cats are an integral part of our farming plan. Since they work so hard, our barn cats deserve to be treated like other high performing work animals. I have heard people state opinions about how you shouldn’t feed them much because then they won’t be hungry enough to chase their own dinner! Nonsense! […]