September brings cooler weather, and cooler weather brings cool weather weeds. Apply Fall pre-emergent now before cool-season grasses and weeds start to appear. A pre-emergent forms a barrier in the soil. That barrier prevents seeds from sprouting and growing. For the organic gardener, apply corn gluten meal at the rate of 20 lbs per. 1000 […]
Are chiggers an issue for you this summer? If you walk back inside only to find itchy and irritating red bites on your legs and ankles, you probably have a chigger problem. The best defense for these pesky insects is a good offense. Chiggers enter our environment from wildlife including birds, mammals, and reptiles. They […]
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Diatomaceous earth has been right under our feet for eons, waiting to be discovered as a safe, effective control for garden pests, for the relief of flea and tick problems with pets, and for the elimination of parasites in livestock! Diatomaceous Earth is mined from deposits of natural tiffany-like crystal shells of […]
While pretty effective, conventional insecticides have drawbacks including the eventual elimination of “good” bugs in your landscape which makes organic insect control products a more viable and earth-friendly choice.
It looks like we are once again out to have a bad one for mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks– And, due to the chemicals in conventional insecticides, care […]