Why waste time and money treating pests, when you can prevent pest problems in the first place? Set aside your organic products and follow this guide to prevent pests from becoming a problem in your garden. Pest problems can be disappointing, frustrating, and a big letdown when a hopeful garden season ends abruptly because of […]
It’s that time of year when pests are waking up, and we all need a plan in case they get out of hand – like they sometimes do. Here are my top three tips for removing garden pests – from eggs to mature adult – when a pest problem seems to be escalating or for […]
Squash bugs are relentless and can destroy a garden in no time. Learn the most effective ways of slowing them down.
I really, really, really don’t like ants. I saw Legion of Fire: Killer Ants! when I was fourteen and I’ve been terrified of the swarmy little creatures ever since. This aversion has led me to become unusually militant when they attempt to take up residence in my kitchen every summer. I tend to get a […]
Are critters making a meal out of your home? Do they get into your trash? Do your birds go hungry because some varmint eats their seeds? Do deer eat your prized flowers and garden? As contractors (and someone who lives in an all cedar, squirrel-buffet house) we see critters causing damage all of time to […]
Whether you call them fireflies or lightning bugs, you probably have memories of running around with childlike glee and catching them in a jar as a kid. Find out how they can benefit the garden and how to protect this endangered species.