Garlic Spray Recipe

Garlic spray seems to have a deterring effect on a  wide range of insects, so you may want to try this homemade garlic spray to get rid of aphids or even ants.

Since garlic has such a strong smell, it confuses insects in search of their favourite plants, so this spray works best before plant infestation.  So for maximum effect, spray before pests have become a problem. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get Rid Of Grasshoppers The Eco-Friendly Way

To get rid of grasshoppers the eco-friendly way, you have a choice of at least three methods.

A first method which can be used to get rid of grasshoppers the eco-friendly way is to keep ducks or chicken or even turkey and allow them  to run around your farm freely before you plant your garden in order to eliminate the grasshoppers in the environment.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Get Rid of Scale the Ecofriendly Way

What is scale, and how can a person get rid of scale the ecofriendly way?

If you see small, hard or soft, round or oval bumps on stems, leaves, or fruit, you are probably looking at an adult female hiding under a hard shell and sucking the sap out of your plant. Read the rest of this entry »

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5 Environment-Friendly Natural Pesticides

Is there such a thing as an environment-friendly natural pesticide?

Yes, there are a select few botanical mixtures which can be considered as the “elite environment friendly natural pesticide, for each one works well with few drawbacks. These special botanical mixtures do not harm the environment nor do they cause our good bugs any harm.

Whether we like it or not, many natural pesticides are not necessarily kind to the “good bugs”. Such natural pesticides as pyrethrum, rotenone, and sabadilla do not discrimate and do kill pretty well all insects, good or bad, which crawl over the stuff. So wherever possible, one should use an environment-friendly natural pesticide.

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Homemade Fruit Tree Spray

ingredients in fruit tree sprayA good natural homemade fruit tree spray is an excellent spray alternative . . .

. . . that can be used throughout the growing season even if you don’t yet have a problem with insects or fungi.

It’s easier to keep your plants disease-free than to try to cure them once they’re infected, and this is where a homemade fruit tree spray program using natural ingredients found in your cupboard can play a big part in keeping your trees (especially fruit trees) fungi and insect free. Read the rest of this entry »

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Natural Lawn Grub Control

What is  lawn grub or white grub? What natural treatment can be used to control lawn grub and still have a beautiful green lawn?

Every lawn owner hates the term “White grub in the lawn” for they know that if left untreated, the lawn grub/white grub will destroy every blade of grass  and the owner will end up with no lawn. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get Rid of Ants . . . the Ecofriendly Way

Have you ever wondered how you could get rid of ants without using insecticides?

One summer day as I was walking around the apartment building, I noticed a very unusual thing… there were no ants crawling around. It intrigued me so much that I decided to ask the superintendent how he managed to get rid of ants. That’s when he revealed his secret about how he managed to get rid of ants the natural way. . .

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