Natural Aphid Predators: What Eats Aphids?
Aphids / Outdoor Pests / Pest Control

Natural Aphid Predators: What Eats Aphids?

Aphids are incredibly destructive plant pests and the bugbear of gardeners and crop growers worldwide. They are transmitters of plant disease and destroy their host plants. After infestation, the plant will show stunted growth, deformation, low yields, and sometimes even death.  It’s essential to act fast once you have identified an aphid infestation. While insecticide…

Biological Control
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Biological Control

WHAT IS BIOLOGICAL CONTROL? HOW DOES THIS METHOD CONTROL INSECTS IN THE GARDEN? Instead of using chemicals, a gardener may want to use biological control, which is a method that allows one to control insects and diseases with natural predators. Many organic gardeners believe that a landscape is more sustainable and healthier when there is more…

Natural Pest Control
Pest Control

Natural Pest Control

IS NATURAL PEST CONTROL THE WAY TO GO? Wherever I can, I use organic or natural ways to control pests because I value my health. For years, people have been using chemicals to control pests in homes and gardens. The unfortunate part of using chemicals is that the chemical kills not only the pests but…

When To Spray Fruit Trees
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When To Spray Fruit Trees

EVERY FRUIT GROWER WILL REALIZE SOONER OR LATER THAT IN ORDER TO HAVE BEAUTIFUL AND HEALTHY FRUIT ONE MUST FOLLOW A SPRAYING SCHEDULE AND KNOW WHEN TO SPRAY FRUIT TREES According to my gardening books, professional growers spray fruit trees at every stage: dormant, green tip, 1/2 inch green, pink blooms beginning, full bloom, after…