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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 Keep Spiders Out Of The House This Fall – Naturally!

Looking for few tried, true and natural methods to keep spiders out of your house this fall and beyond? For most of us, there is never a good time to come upon a spider in the home. Although many spiders are beneficial for insect control outside in gardens and flowerbeds, once they come inside the…

How To Keep Stink Bugs Out! The Simple Secrets To Stink Bug Control

When it comes to finding a way to keep stink bugs out of your home, garage or anywhere for that matter, it can often seem like a battle you just can't win. Autumn is here, and that means it's time to enjoy apples, pumpkins and the beauty of falling leaves. Unfortunately, Autumn also comes along…

Clearing The Garden – 6 Must Do Fall Garden Chores Before Winter

When it comes to clearing out your garden in the fall, there are a few must do fall garden chores that can really help pave the way for an incredible garden season next year. As the Autumn season settles in and plants start to fade, all of those endless spring and summer gardening chores of…

How To Get Rid Of Squash Bugs – Protect Your Garden & Plants!

Looking for a few great ways to rid your garden of squash bugs? Squash bugs, which are often confused for stink bugs, are a devastating garden pest that can lay waste to otherwise healthy crops. Unfortunately, they attack much more than just squash. Squash bugs are more than happy to snack on cucumber plants, zucchini,…

How To Find Tomato Hornworms Easily – Before They Destroy Your Plants!

Looking for a few tips, tricks and hints to help find the tomato hornworms attacking and destroying your tomato plants? As summer hits full stride in the garden, the dreaded hornworm becomes quite active. This year has been another big one for hornworm activity in our garden. In fact, they came earlier than ever as…

How To Make Japanese Beetle Spray – A Simple, All-Natural Recipe To Protect Plants!

One of the best ways to protect your flowers, shrubs and bushes from Japanese beetles is to make your very own homemade organic beetle spray. Not only is it easy and fairly inexpensive to make - it works like a charm to keep beetles from devouring your plants. Japanese Beetles can cause a lot of…

How To Keep Ticks Out Of Your Yard – 3 Natural Solutions To Kill Ticks!

When it comes to killing ticks and keeping them out of your yard, you don't have to resort to harsh chemicals that can be dangerous to pets, children or adults. Ticks are certainly not a welcome backyard insect. Not only can their bites be painful, they carry a long list of disease as well. From…

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…