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How to Protect Plants from Pests

How to Protect Plants from Pests

If you have a lovely garden in your backyard and you’d like to see it thrive and flourish, there’s one problem to tackle first – pests. A common challenge when it comes to gardening, pests can quickly destroy and completely ruin your plants, causing chaos and wreaking havoc on their way. In this article, we explore […]

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Insecticide and Pesticide Alternatives

10 Best Insecticide and Pesticide Alternatives

People today are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of environmental preservation. With the threat of climate change looming over everyone, it’s now more apparent how greener practices can help improve society and the environment. In this guide, let’s learn the best insecticide and pesticide alternatives you can try. 

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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 for 2023

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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