Can You Use Neem Powder On Plants?

Neem powder for plant pest control

You won’t get far in any book or guide on plants without running into at least one mention of neem oil. Using Neem oil on plant pests is one of

Does Neem Oil Work For Controlling Ticks?

Tick on leaf in the garden

Neem oil has a well-earned reputation as being something of a cure-all. It has become one of the most popular natural plant insecticides on the market. Depending on whether it’s

Tips On Making Neem Oil Plant Spray

Neem oil spray works on Croton plants

Neem oil is an extract of Azadirachta indica, which has some interesting characteristics. The oil serves as an effective insecticide with both antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. The primary active chemical,

Does Neem Oil Kill Squash Bugs?

squash bugs feeding on plants

Sap drinking squash bugs pierce the leaf surface of a plant and drain its fluids. This can cause leaves to dry and fall off, as well as attacking the fruit itself. Does Neem Oil control squash bugs? Click on this article to learn more about using Neem Oil to control squash bugs. [DETAILS]

How To Make Garlic Spray For Plant Pests

Thumb presses on fresh garlic dispenser

Can you use a garlic spray for pests? A popular part of folklore, it was believed the pungent smell of garlic confused the noses of vampires, lycanthropes, and other creatures

What Is A Pyrethrum Spray And How To Use It On Plants?

Pyrethrum Pest Spray

Ever heard of a pyrethrum spray? A natural pyrethrum bug spray comes from the dried blossoms of white pyrethrum daisies, Tanacetum cinerariifolium. The insecticidal activity of this potent organic compound targets an insect’s nervous system, paralyzing (on contact),

How To Apply Neem Oil To Soil As A Drench

man using neem oil as a soil drench

Neem oil is an extremely useful “natural insecticide” coming from the nuts of the Neem tree.  The oil contains a naturally pesticidal compound called Azadirachtin, which is extremely useful for

How To Get Rid Of White Flies In The Garden

Whiteflies, those small winged insects that settle under part of plant leaves in clusters, use their small size (1/12 of an inch) as a strategy for camouflage. These winged insects