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?
Cutworms are a serious garden pest that can quickly destroy your garden plants. We had a bad cutworm problem this year so here are ways we learned to get rid of cutworms in the garden
We often have mice making their way into the house to find a warm place for winter. It is just a part of living in the country. Most times they stay in the basement and a few live traps and our two cats keep them in check. Of course, I would prefer to not have […]
Egg shells can be incredibly good for your garden. In this post I talk about how I save them and get them out in the garden where they can be very helpful to your plants.