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11 Ways To Attract More Pollinators To Your Yard

Attracting pollinators to your yard comes with many benefits for your garden. Not only can it add visual appeal and a host of insects and animals, but it can also increase your yields. By creating an ecosystem, you can also lower the chance of pests, meaning your plants have even more opportunities to thrive.  There …

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How to Get Rid of the 5 Worst Garden Insects

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There’s no getting around it: Pests are a huge nuisance in the garden. They can damage plants by chewing on them, laying eggs that hatch into hungry larvae in your soil, and flying or crawling all over your carefully cultivated produce. But don’t worry, with a little know-how, you can rid your garden of these …

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8 Types of Garden Pests Most Common in the Fall

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Fall is a favorite season among many gardeners. Plants also enjoy the benefits of the cooler weather. However, like the other gardening seasons, fall presents a host of garden pests. These pests will prepare for winter and re-emerge in your garden next spring. It’s important to recognize these pests and not mistake them for beneficial …

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Avoid Buying These 3 Pest-Prone Houseplants

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If you’re looking to freshen up your home with some new plants, be sure to avoid these pest prone houseplants. While all houseplants are, at any time, susceptible to pests, certain types of plants are more likely to attract bugs. So, it’s important to do your research before purchasing one. Knowing which plants to stay …

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