Tanglefoot or other horticultural glue is one of my biggest garden friends. This is a glue that doesn't dry right away - has the consistency of putty, is really, really sticky and is an amazing little bit of hort "stuff". And these homemade … [Read more...] about Horticultural Glue: The Simplest, Easiest Method To Reduce Insect Problems
These are the easiest and most important things you can do to attract butterflies to your garden Do Not Use Pesticides The first thing to understand is that butterflies are the adult form of caterpillars. So in order to get the … [Read more...] about 6 Butterfly Garden Design Rules
Do You Like The Smell Of Petunias? It turns out that neither do a large number of insects and in fact, it turns out that the isolated compound that forms that smell will kill several important garden pests Summary "You probably know methyl … [Read more...] about Do You Like The Smell Of Petunias? Neither Do Some Insects
5 Things You Want To Know About This Common Garden Pest Aphid control means 1) understanding what this pest looks like so you’re 2) using the right technique to control the problem. Note: Aphids come in black, very pale green that appears … [Read more...] about Organic Aphid Control
Here's a research study with an interesting organic approach you can do in your own garden One of the interesting things that scientists are looking at right now are ways to attract predator insects to the garden. Instead of designing more … [Read more...] about How You Can Attract Good Insects To Your Garden
Here’s an interesting little factoid for you brought to you by the Centre of Plant Science, Berlin, Germany. Lead researcher Susanne Wurst reported in Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, October 2010, that there is some relationship between … [Read more...] about Do Worms Control Aphids In The Backyard Garden?