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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.

How To Protect Plants From Cucumber Beetles – Keep Your Plants Safe From Attack!

Looking for a few simple and effective methods to protect your cucumber plants from the dreaded cucumber beetle? The cucumber beetle is by far the most dangerous and destructive pest to cucumber plants. As you will see below, a single bite from a cucumber beetle can actually cause bacterial wilt. Unfortunately, that can spell the…

How To Get Rid Of Mosquitoes In Your Yard – 4 Natural Methods That Work!

Looking for a few all-natural methods to rid your yard of mosquitoes? When it comes to defending backyards, front yards and outdoor living spaces from annoying pests, nothing quite compares to the battle humans have with mosquitoes. Mosquitoes can ruin a perfect outdoor evening in short order. And if it's not enough to deal with…

How To Make Hot Pepper And Garlic Spray – Protect Your Plants Naturally!

One of the best ways to protect your annuals, perennials and shrubs naturally from both insect and animal attacks is by making and using your very own homemade hot pepper and garlic spray. Whether it's keeping rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks and deer from feasting on your flowers and vegetables, or aphids from attacking your roses, hot…

How To Eliminate Aphids – 6 Simple & Safe Methods For Stopping Aphids!

Looking for a few great ways to eliminate and stop aphids from ruining the plants in your garden and flowerbeds - all without having to resort to harsh chemical sprays or powders? Aphids are one of the biggest culprits when it comes to destroying annuals, perennials and vegetable gardens. They can also do quite a…

How To Plant Marigolds With Tomatoes – And Why Tomato Plants Love It!

Did you know that planting marigolds with your tomato plants can not only help your tomatoes stay healthy, vibrant & strong, it can also help you grow your most prolific crop of tomatoes ever? It's true! Marigolds are one of the best companion plants of all for tomatoes. Not only do they help to repel…

How To Protect Bird Feeders From Squirrels – 3 Simple Tricks That Work!

Are you looking for a simple, effective and economical solution to protect your bird feeders from squirrels? There is nothing more frustrating than trying to help our feathered friends out with a bit of supplemental food, only to watch it decimated quickly by marauding squirrels! Squirrels are notorious for robbing bird feeders at will. With…

How To Keep Mice Out Of Your Shed, Garage Or Barn This Fall & Winter!

Looking for a way to keep those pesky mice out of your garage, shed or barn this fall and winter? There is nothing quite like the unpleasant surprise of opening a garage or shed door and witnessing a mouse scurrying across the floor. Not only can it be unsettling to the nerves, it can also…

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.…