Insect Control

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How to Control Apple Maggots in Your Orchard

If you have an orchard or even a single apple tree, chances are that you've already encountered apple

Get Rid of Ants with Bay Leaf Tea

Bay leaf tea is considered to be nutritious as it is high in vitamins A and C but it can also be used

Make Natural Pesticide from Rhubarb Leaf

Rhubarb is an intriguing plant, with edible red stalks and a poison in every large, green leaf. The stems

How to Identify Garden Pests by Damage They Cause

There are many garden pests that can cause damage to your garden and the various plants, trees and shrubs

Recognizing and Treating Springtail Fleas

Springtail fleas do not make their way into your home on your pets. They arrive in swarms when a home

How to Eliminate Dog Fleas in the Yard

To effectively eliminate all dog fleas, you must keep your home and your surrounding areas clean. Take

How to Make a Pet-Safe Flea Trap

A pet-safe flea trap is easy and inexpensive to make, and it will prevent harm to your family and pets

How to Kill Sawflies Organically

From time to time, you may have a sawflies infesting your garden. They can be devastating to your plants

How to Get Bees out of House Framing

Although bees are necessary pollinators, they can also become pests. They may set up a new nest within

How to Build a Bee Trap

Even one individual bee can be a serious problem for an outdoor event, and a swarm of them in the wrong

Keeping Bees away from Birdbaths

Bees can be quite a nuisance in the summer months when they want to use a birdbath. Like all living beings,

How to Control Sand Bees

Sand bees, or ground bees, are a particular breed that go down into the soil to establish their hives.

How to Exterminate Bees That Live Underground

Bees living underground are difficult to eliminate compared to those found in open spaces. Bees and pests

How to Make a Fruit Fly Trap

If you see fruit flies in your home all summer, make a quick fruit fly trap to tame these pests. Try

How to End a Woodworm Infestation

Woodworms are the larvae of a boring beetle that make their way into woodwork such as trees and flooring.

How to Harvest a Worm Bin Humanely

Harvesting a worm bin involves separating worms from the earthen compost that they create which is known

Treating a Webworm Infestation in 30 Days

The dreaded WebWorm can be found in both the Northern and Southern regions. The Crambus, or Sod Webworm

How to Prevent a Woodworm Infestation

The woodworm is any number of species of boring beetles that make their home in wood. The woodworm causes

How to Make a Worm Bin Out of Litter Buckets

Combine recycling with composting: make a worm bin out of your empty kitty litter buckets. Several brands

How to Kill Gypsy Moths Effectively

If you're not careful, the number of gypsy moths in your garden can get out of control. Here are some

How to Kill Moths with Ammonia

Moths are one of those pests that are notorious for ruining clothes and killing plants. An effective

How to Dispose of Pesticides Properly and Safely

Pesticides are chemicals or biological agents used for repelling, preventing and killing pests that can

How to Properly Remove Pesticides on Produce

Nowadays, over 70 percent of non-organic produce contain traces of pesticides. Agricultural pesticides

How to Get Rid of a Wasp Nest Indoors

Wasp nests can be found in the ground, in trees, under the eaves, and also in any hollows in the indoor

Is Soil Usable after an Aphid Infestation?

If you have houseplants and have dealt with an aphid infestation you may want to re-use your potting

Controlling Wasps with Apple Juice

Wasps are a pest that can put a damper on your outdoor living experience. They tend to be scavengers,

How to Make an Eco Friendly Yellow Jacket Trap

Yellow jackets are a wasp with yellow and black stripe markings that are sometimes mistaken for bees.

Different Types of Poisonous Bugs

There are many different types of poisonous bugs. Some of these insects are commonly found in every habitat,

Identifying and Getting rid of Foreign Grain Beetles

Foreign grain beetles are tiny and reddish brown. They feed on molds and fungi and are found in many

3 Homemade Beeswax Products To Try

Beeswax is the tallow-like substance secreted by honeybees and is used for building the honeycomb. Furthermore,

How to Find Stink Bugs in Their Natural Habitats

There are many different varieties of stink bugs; some even have a colorful and attractive appearance.

Protecting Your Marigolds from Pests

Marigolds are a very easy to grow annual that can grow quite tall depending on the variety. There are

How to Grow Wormwood in 5 Quick Steps

Wormwood is a plant known for its ability to keep ants, mice, moths and flies away, due to its distinctive,

Protecting Dill from Pests and Insects

Dill is one of those aromatic herbs that will always attract insects and other pests. For this reason

Eliminating Stink Bugs Organically with Food

Flat, shield-shaped stink bugs have become a common pest in gardens throughout North America. They will

Ridding Aphids in Organic Cultivations with Tobacco

Aphids are a particularly unwelcome guest in gardens. You can find chemicals that can get rid of aphid

Aphids: 9 Natural Tips For Removal

Aphids breed like crazy. One aphid can produce over 70 offspring within a week. They can destroy a plant

How to Eliminate Boxelder Bugs

While they are not dangerous to people, an infestation of boxelder bugs can be irritating. Once you have

Mealybug Prevention Made Easy

The mealybug is a garden insect pest that eats the juices and nutrients out of your plants. Mealybugs

How to Eliminate Grub Worms

If you want to keep your lawn looking nice and healthy, you may need to deal with annoying grub worms.