How To Make A Hot Pepper Spray For Plants

Hot Pepper Spray for Plants

When pests strike, turning to pesticides can often be the first thought. However, pesticides can do almost as much harm as good unless you’re using neem oil. For example, pests

How To Apply Neem Oil – Do’s and Don’ts

tips on applying Neem oil

Neem oil is practically a necessity for many gardeners and plant enthusiasts. This natural substance is from the pressed seeds of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica) native to India. What

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 applied systemically

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 Control And 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

How To Apply Neem Oil To Soil As A Drench

man using neem oil as a soil drench

Neem oil, when used as a soil drench, is an extremely useful “natural insecticide” coming from the nuts of the Neem tree.  The oil has many active ingredients. The most

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