Summer means mosquitoes. While there is no doubt that mosquitoes have an important role to play in the ecosystem, they are a pest to humans and pets, and none of us wants them around our homes. They are a great food source for bats and birds, however, they also bite, buzz persistently, and carry serious diseases. These include Malaria, ZIKA virus, Ross River Virus, and others.Read more
Most homeowners shudder at the thought of termites near their homes. It’s true—termites can do a tremendous amount of damage if they invade your property. These small, winged insects are beneficial for the soil and help break down decaying plant matter, especially dead trees. However, homeowners are rarely happy to have a nest of termites on their property.Read more
When it comes to growing fruit organically, caring for fruit trees without chemical insecticides presents the most significant challenges. Fruit trees give dedicated organic gardeners the greatest rewards. Not only do you get a large crop of pesticide-free fruit, but you also get beautiful blossoms in spring.Read more
There are many organic gardening methods to help ensure a bumper crop of healthy fruit and vegetables. Organic pest control can include using natural sprays, nematodes, and row covers, to keep pests out. You can also use pest control plants to protect your vegetable garden. For example, many herbs contain essential oils that repel many types of aphids, beetles, mites, and roaches from your vegetable patch.Read more
Pest control sprays using organic ingredients are an essential tool for any organic gardener. Many essential oils, natural ingredients and organic products can be used as natural ways to kill garden pests. Apart from homemade pesticides being environmental-friendly, they are often cheap to make. Also, the benefits of organic pest control are that it doesn’t risk affecting fruit and vegetables with potentially harmful chemicals.Read more
Growing vegetables using organic gardening methods is a great way to enjoy tasty and healthy produce. One of the biggest challenges for organic gardeners is to know how to control pests so they don’t destroy the vegetables.Read more
If there is anything that prevents your organic garden from yielding the best organic vegetables, it would have to be the pests that invade and attack your garden. Now, if you are really serious about controlling those pests and keeping them out of your garden for good, a volume of materials is readily available for you to be equipped and knowledgeable about the various types of pests that can threaten your crop.