Are you enjoying and loving your garden so full of vegetables and fruits? So are the bugs, slugs and snails. Approaches to pests has ranged from repelling garden pests with companion planting and other all natural bug killers to full out chemical assault: Get out the most toxic chemicals we could find, suit up in old clothes and a respirator, and spray, spray, spray. Today, thankfully, there are more natural, less harmful chemicals, the bug’s own hormones and physical traps we can use to kill the pesky invaders. Some pests are targeted individually. I’ve rounded up a few for you (nice pun, huh?).
Natural Bug Repellents for Your Yard and Garden
Reduce a lot of your garden and yard pest problems with these three natural bug repellents.
General Organic Gardening Strategies Can Help Protect Your Garden From Pests
Easy to learn steps of Integrated Pest Management are discussed here. It seems chemicals are only used as a last resort when the garden or yard is planned, often from the beginning, with keeping pests at a minimum as a goal.
Symbio’s Non-Toxic Pest Management Index
Symbio discusses pest problems individually, some pictures to help identify the little buggers but a lot of good, helpful information on how to thwart the damage they can do, either by how to kill them or how to mitigate the damage they can do.
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