Category Archive: Pest Control

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May 14

Learn How To Protect Your Fruit Trees From Codling Moths

               If you grow fruit trees chances are you already know about codling moths. Although the moth itself isn’t what does the damage it does lay the eggs that hatch into the worms that eat their way into your fruit and ruin it. If you have ever bitten into an apple and see a worm …

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May 07

Adding Ladybugs To Your Garden For Aphid Control

          One of the best natural pest control for aphids is ladybugs. If you can get and keep ladybugs the babies will grow up on the aphid diet. They eat a lot of aphids and if there are aphids around the ladybugs will come to eat them. They also eat mealy bugs, mites and scales …

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May 02

Control Cabbage Worms With Baking Soda

           If cabbage worms are eating your cabbage and other brasicas, here is a nice easy and inexpensive way to control the cabbage worms using baking soda. There is nothing more aggravating that waiting to have fresh home-grown cabbage only to see the cabbage worms start chewing their way through the heads of cabbage in …

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Apr 29

Homemade Earwigs Bug Garden Trap

This step by step tutorial of how to make a homemade earwig bug garden trap is simple, inexpensive and made mostly from recyclable materials. Earwigs damage garden plants feeding on them mostly during nocturnal hours and hide in dark moist crevices during the daytime. A simple Earwigs can live for about a year from hatching. …

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