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Pest & Insect Control

Pests and insects can cause big damage to gardens, flowerbeds and the landscape! Check out our latest articles below on how to control pests and insects, and grow your way to a healthier garden and landscape.

3 Must Do Summer Garden Chores – How To Make Next Year’s Garden Better Now!

When it comes to getting a big head start on growing a great garden next year, believe it or not, now is the time to act with a few key summer vegetable garden chores! A few simple tasks now really can truly have a major impact on the health and productivity of next year’s garden.…

How To Stop Tomato Hornworms – Keeping Your Tomato Crop Safe!

Summer is here, and that means it is time to stop tomato hornworms before they damage and destroy your crop! When it comes to destructive summer garden pests, tobacco and tomato hornworms might just top the list. The ugly green creatures can measure 4 to 5 inches long, and devour tomato and pepper plants overnight.…

How To Keep Ground Moles Out Of Your Yard Naturally – And Voles Too!

If you are looking for how to keep ground moles out of your yard without using harsh chemical treatments, today's article is for you. And it can even help you deal with vole problems too! Both ground moles and voles cause a tremendous amount of damage to lawns, flowers and vegetable gardens. And although there…

How To Get Rid Of Japanese Beetles Naturally – 3 Secret Tips That Work!

Is it really possible to get rid of Japanese beetles without using harsh pesticides? It is a question we were faced with some 6 years ago when suddenly, out of the blue, our little farm came under a large beetle attack. We first noticed a few in the waning days of June on the blades…

How To Stop Slugs Naturally – 5 Great Methods To Control Slugs

Is it really possible to stop slugs naturally? You bet it is! Unfortunately, the past few weeks here at the farm have been exceptionally wet. And because of that, the slugs have certainly enjoyed a resurgence. But we have been ready with an answer! Slugs prefer cool and damp conditions. And although it has been…

How To Keep Mosquitoes Away From Your Patio & Yard – With Plants!

Summer is almost here, and the battle is already starting to keep mosquitoes away from all of the outdoors spaces and places you love most. Unfortunately, with warm weather comes the arrival of the pesky mosquito. And nothing will ruin a beautiful outdoor evening faster than an invasion of these unwelcome pests! One minute, you…

5 Gorgeous Deer Resistant Perennials – How To Plant To Avoid Deer!

There is no better way to create a long-lasting, low-maintenance, damage-proof landscape than by filling your flowerbeds with deer resistant perennials. Especially when they just happen to be drought resistant plants too! Let's face it, deer can cause serious damage to flowerbeds. And in quick fashion! Whether it's chewing hostas to the ground, or nibbling…

How To Use Companion Planting To Grow Your Best Garden Ever!

Companion planting is one of easiest and most natural ways to set your vegetable garden up for success. There are many things that go into a successful garden, like good soil, proper sunlight, and timely watering. But one that is often overlooked is practicing the simple basics of companion planting. The Good Of Companion Planting…