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Snail and Slug Control in Harmony with Nature For as long as I have been in the garden care business gardeners have asked me how to get rid of the snails and slugs. This season is no different; especially...
Controlling Weeds Without Nasty Chemicals Controlling weeds without chemicals is essential if you wish to keep your organic garden free of chemicals, including herbicides and pesticides. By keeping your eyes open, you can review your options and see when weeds...
Whiteflies - Insects Bugging Coast Plants Two insects can be extremely pesky this time of the year. I have noticed both whiteflies and aphids enjoying the juices of several ornamental shrubs lately. The increased rainfall has made the mosquitoes happy,...
What Are Onion Maggots Description Adults are gray flies with clear wings. Larvae are white maggots. Where they live Onion maggots are a serious pest throughout the northern half of the United States and in Canada, especially after a wet spring. Their life cycle Brown...
All About Some Species of Beetles Insects   ASPARAGUS BEETLES Asparagus Beetle - Larva and Adult There are two species of beetles that attack and cause economic damage to asparagus. They are the common asparagus beetle, Crioceris asparagi (Linnaeus), and the spotted asparagus...
Best Tips to Control Insects for Home Lawn The home lawn is an ideal environment for a number of insects and related creatures. Some of these animals may be classified as pests; however, many are harmless, and some are beneficial....
Dealing With Daylily Disease Daylily Disease Most of us in the nursery or landscape business in the southeastern United States have become very familiar with daylily rust (Puccinia hemerocallidis) over the last couple of years. Daylily rust was identified in the United...
The Gardener's Little Helpers Sweet little creatures... For professional greenhouse growers but also for amateurs with a veranda or greenhouse, there now exists an alternative to chemical products.  There are in fact natural predators of insects which destroy our plants. ...
Quick Guide For Best natural Pest Controls Anybody who has attempted to grow something in their garden will be all too aware that pests have a way of rearing their ugly little heads very quickly indeed! Sadly, the first response...
Our Friends The Garden Spiders Garden spiders are one of the more beneficial creatures to have in the yard or garden, although in the eyes of many they can be rather frightening. Some of us simply don't care for creepy...

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