I hate putting chemicals on my skin, so I use an essential oil spray that has proven to be very effective for preventing mosquito and other bug bites. In the past couple years in the garden, none of us have been bitten. Even at a riverside campground in Louisiana, there were no mosquito bites.
Want to make your own garden sprays? Learn which homemade garden sprays are most effective for organic pest control, and when to use them.
Are pests ruining your garden? Do you want to avoid using harmful chemicals on your organic plants? Never fear, there’s a solution: biological control.
Fly season is upon us. Here are some helpful and easy hints to control those buzzing beasts at your homestead this year.
Organic is a phrase that’s tossed around and abused a lot by marketers these days. Not all “organic” products should be treated equally.
Dealing with insects in your garden is inevitable. It’s just a matter of when it happens. Just because you have some critters munching on your food doesn’t mean that you have to break out the chemicals.
One small brown bat can eat several thousand insects each night. Install a bat house and invite them to feast in your yard.
Yellow jackets can pose a threat to honeybees. If yellow jackets have built a nest in your yard, here's a recipe for a natural, non-toxic solution that will get rid of them. Please share your own recommendations too!
Brown marmorated stink bugs have quickly become an invasive insect in the Unites States. Find out how to indentify the stink bugs, control stink bugs in your garden and rid them from your home.
Find out what your options are for getting orange Asian lady beetles out of your house.
Forget pesticides or kerosene. Instead, smother badly placed yellow jacket nests with a translucent cover.