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The Benefits of Neem Oil for Your Plants

Gardening is one of the loveliest home hobbies to have but it can come with some stress— especially when your garden plants are host to some unwanted visitors and disease! Pests are a terrible nuisance and though there are mass-produced insecticides and fungicides available, their ingredients list leave little to desire. Luckily, neem oil exists! …

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8 Types of Garden Pests Most Common in the Fall

What happens when pests are left alone in the fall? Unfortunately, those pests will prepare for winter and re-emerge in your garden next spring. Don’t mistake them for beneficial insects, as these destructive pests can seriously damage your outdoor and indoor plants. To end your growing season on a high and have a good start …

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How to Keep Deer From Eating Your Perennials

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Any gardener will understand the struggles of pest problems in your garden. Depending on where you live, deer damage can be a huge problem that could destroy your beautiful perennials in a few minutes. Turn your back for a second and a herd of hungry deer could descend on your garden for their daily buffet. …

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How to Get Rid of Army Worms: Life Cycle, Harm, and Control

Corn leaves damaged by army worms.

If you’ve ever watched your entire lawn get demolished by armyworms, patch by patch, then you’ll know why these pests get their name. They attack without notice from one area to the next and damage plants very quickly. Armyworms feed primarily on fescue, bermudagrass, and ryegrass and eat vegetables such as onions, beans, pepper, and …

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: 6 Insects and Worms that That Live in Potted Plants

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Potted plants come in every shape, size, and habitat. But one thing they all have in common? The ability to attract various worm-like creatures to their soil, either through animal carriers or cross-contamination when planting. However, those familiar with soil health know that worms, in general, can be very beneficial! But not all “worms” are …

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Organic Pest Control – Everything You Need to Know About It

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In a society that is overrun by chemicals and artificially generated substances and solutions, many individuals are now looking for healthier and natural solutions for their botanical problems. Some of the most common issues faced by both small-time gardeners and large agricultural farmers are insects, weeds, and plant related diseases. In order to combat these …

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