How to Prevent Aphids?

Aphids are ready to attack as soon as your vegetable or flowers plants sprout. They’ll linger on the stems and undersides of leaves until fall, sucking out the sap and eventually killing your plants. Honeydew, a sticky material that ants love to consume, is secreted by them, and the honeydew that is left on your …

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How To Get Rid of Flea Beetles?

Flea beetles, despite their little size, may be a major problem for both home gardeners and farms. It’s possible to keep them out of your garden with row covers, diatomaceous earth, and neem oil. Let’s take a closer look at this pest to better understand its life cycle and how to prevent harm to your …

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Potato Plant Leaves Curling – What’s Causing It And What’s The Fix?

Nightshade plants, including potatoes, are prone to a variety of diseases. Curling of leaves is a common problem potato growers experience. Solving the problem begins by diagnosing what’s causing it in the first place. If you notice this symptom on your potato plants, the reason could be any of the several possible causes. In this …

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Where Do Tomato Hornworms Come From

If you’ve been growing tomatoes, there are high chances that you’ve encountered tomato hornworms. Tomato hornworms, often confused with tobacco hornworms, are green caterpillars that can devastate your tomato crop. Other than tomatoes, they also feed on other plants from the nightshade family, including eggplant, pepper, potatoes and tobacco.  Amidst the frustration and schemes to …

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Plants That Repel Vegetable Garden Pests

Keeping pests out of your vegetable garden doesn’t always have to include strong pesticides. Pesticides kill the good bugs too, diminish the quality of harvest and lay a negative impact on the environment. There are several natural, environmentally friendly ways of getting rid of bugs, companion planting being one of them. Grow plants that repel …

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How To Keep Slugs Away From Vegetable Garden

Slugs are popular garden pests. Snail and slugs may be cute to some, but they will eat just about anything fresh or rotting that will come in their way. Once they invade your garden, they’ll eat pepper, lettuce, cabbage, spinach and almost every vegetable plant that you’ve been tending to for so long.  Before you …

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