Why And How To Use Lady Bugs In The Garden

Lady bugs, the little round red color bug with black spots, oh, who cannot identify lady bug? We all have known it from childhood days! They are the most desired beneficial insects gardeners love in … [Read more...]

Lace Bugs: What Are They And How To Get Rid Of Them

Do your plants suffer from the plague of lace bugs? If you notice reddish-orange spots on the undersides of some of the leaves of your shrubs and trees - probably! These very small insects are … [Read more...]

How To Get Rid of Fungus Gnats On House Plants

Summary: Fungus gnats can be a real nuisance in house plants and the home, where they fly all over the place. They enjoy the perfect environment of soil and moisture that indoor plants grow in. Learn … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Large Tomato Hornworm Caterpillars

Tomato hornworms are a very common caterpillar in North America. These hornworms eat a wide variety of popular veggie plants including members of the Hemlock family, such as: Tomato plants … [Read more...]

Wolf Spiders: Are They Dangerous and How To Get Rid Of Them

Wolf spiders are very common spiders and found in most parts of the world. In fact, there are about 3000 species of them worldwide with over 200 of these species living in North America. … [Read more...]

Sticky Leaves On Houseplants – What Causes It, Help And Treatment

If you are a houseplant owner maybe you have experienced plants with sticky leaves. There are many causes for wet or sticky plants and these incidents can present quite a hassle for any plant … [Read more...]

How To Make Homemade Insecticidal Soap – A Recipe

Home gardeners have long used homemade insecticidal soap for pest control and killing bugs on plants. Over a century ago fish-oil soap was a common solution. "Natural control" of pest is not … [Read more...]

Homemade Ant Repellent Spray And Other Natural Solutions

Hate Ants? One of the first ways to keep ants away from the house and off your plants is: No food and eliminate points of entry. If you’ve been having problems with ants in your home and around … [Read more...]

Diatomaceous Earth: Its Benefits And How To Use It In Your Garden

Diatomaceous earth (aka: fossil shell flour or DE) is a very common product with a wide variety of uses in industry, around the house and yard. Even though you may never have heard of Diatomaceous … [Read more...]

Root Rot: How To Care For Plants With Rotting Roots

If you grow plants, ornamental trees, shrubs, vegetables and houseplants, you'll likely encounter: powdery mildew, blossom-end rot, leaf infection, wilting and somewhere down the line root rot. This … [Read more...]