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! […]
While people often feel nervous about bats, these animals are actually very useful to people. In the tropics, bat species pollinate fruit trees, including the delicious mango. In North America, many bat species are carnivorous and enjoy munching on mosquitoes, eating up to 1200 mosquitoes per hour. When you see a bat in your garden, […]
Fruit flies, they seem to go hand-in-hand with summer time and fresh produce. And once you have them, they are almost impossible to get rid of… until now. With just two simple items that are in everyone’s pantry, you can now get rid of them cheaply and easily.
Have you ever heard of Diatomaceous Earth? Forget trying to spell it – just call it DE. Check out some of the great ways that this safe bug killer can be used around your home or homestead?