Pest Control Begins with Sound Gardening Practices

Today, gardeners realize that a balance of insects, good and bad, is most healthful for both the garden and gardener. For the most part, gone are the days of spraying indiscriminately to eradicate pests. Now, the focus is on good gardening practices, such as soil building and planting a diversity of crops, combined with barriers … Continue reading Pest Control Begins with Sound Gardening Practices

IPM For The Herb Garden

Designed as an alternative to the rampant use of insecticides in agriculture, Integrated Pest Management has proven to be an effective means of promoting healthy growth in the backyard garden as well. Learn more about how you can implement this technique in your herb plot. Even under the best of care, your herb garden may … Continue reading IPM For The Herb Garden

Organic Garden Guide: Pests And Diseases Of Lilacs

Diseases are always harmful. When lilacs or Syringa shrubs are affected by diseases, it may cause the plants to stop blooming or reduce their number of flowers. In many cases, diseases occurring in the previous year may result in the destruction of the flower buds. In some instances, growers may take preventive or even curative … Continue reading Organic Garden Guide: Pests And Diseases Of Lilacs

The Disorders Of Herbs {Pests and Diseases}

Herbs that are used to treat numerous health conditions are themselves susceptible to the plant diseases that inflict many other garden plants. While some care is required to grow garden plants to keep them healthy, it is essential to take special care while growing herbs since they are primarily cultivated for culinary or remedial reasons. … Continue reading The Disorders Of Herbs {Pests and Diseases}

Pests And Diseases Of Roses.

Some insects always dream of sucking or chewing on rose bushes with a view to acquire all the necessary vitamins, essential minerals as well as other substances needed by them to survive as well as give birth to a new generation to keep the species going.So if you are growing roses in your garden it is important … Continue reading Pests And Diseases Of Roses.