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What Are Scale Insects

How to Get Rid of Scale Insects

Do you know that there are more than 8000 described species of scale insects? Getting rid of scale insects is one of the most challenging tasks for gardeners. They feed on various parts of a plant and destroy it steadily. These insects are tricky and hard to identify. Your first task is to determine the extent […]

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How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes – Best Tips, Zappers and Traps

How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes – Best Tips, Zappers and Traps

Mosquitos aren’t just irritating, they’re dangerous. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for encouraging wildlife in the garden, insects included, but mosquitoes spread viruses and parasites (West Nile virus being the most common in the US).In this article, we’re going to talk through the best mosquito killers and the best mosquito repellents, and dispel some […]

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Aphids How To Identify And Control Them

Aphids – How To Identify And Control Them

Aphids are little annoying creatures that feed on your favourite plants, ruin your crops and reproduce faster than you can say “What happened to my onions?”. So what do you do to save your plants from these countless predators? Continue reading to learn all about aphids and how to control them. 

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Homemade Bug Spray How to Use Vinegar for Pest Control

Homemade Bug Spray: How to Use Vinegar for Pest Control

Vinegar serves many purposes when used around the house; you can clean with vinegar, use vinegar for baking, use as homemade bug spray, and distill vegetables, all of which make this tangy liquid a pantry necessity.Read on to discover how vinegar works as a pest control agent and to discover how to make homemade vinegar […]

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How to Get Rid of Lawn Grubs

How to Get Rid of Lawn Grubs

Keeping your lawn looking lush, healthy, and pristine means getting rid of invading pests – fast. One of the most common pests are lawn grubs, and these fat, small worms can do a surprising amount of damage to grassed areas in a very short amount of time! Here’s some useful insights on hot to spot lawn […]

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How to Get Rid of Ants in the Garden

How to Get Rid of Ants in the Garden

Ants in your garden can seem like a problem, but that’s not always the case. Ants can help control other insect pests, fertilize, pollinate and even help aerate your soil.However, they can also be problematic. Issues with ants include painful bites, damaged structures and even protect some negative insect pests.Read on to learn about common […]

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