Friday Gardening Tips
Today’s Gardening Subject is Bugs.
Before you start running away screaming in the night, It’s time we realized that–
Not All Bugs in the Garden Are Bad
Not all insects in the garden are bad.I know that may surprise a lot of people who keep a can of pesticide handy every time them see a bug, but the truth is, there are a number of good bugs.Just because you see a bug crawling on your tomato plants, does not mean that you have to run screaming for the insecticide.
Although it is true that many of the insects on your plants are herbivores (meaning they eat plants), some insects are not on your plants to eat the plants. These insects might instead be predators which means they eat other insects. They might instead be what are known as scavengers. In other words, they could be read more
Top Ten Garden Insect Pests of the US and How to Control Them Organically
Now that you know that not all bugs in the garden are pests, you still shouldn’t head for the insecticide. Insecticides are toxic not only to the bad bugs, but to the good bugs, your pets, you and your children. That’s why it makes sense to try to use safe nontoxic organic methods of controlling garden pests. Here are the top ten pests and how you can combat them read more
How to Get Rid of Garden Pests Organically Video
Here’s a YouTube Video with a couple other suggestions for getting rid of garden pests.
For Even more information about ways to get rid of bugs in your garden, check out my FREE e-book Using Diatomaceous Earth Around the House and Yard. Available on Kindle, Nook, PDF and more, click here
Donna Brown is pastor at Faith in God Church 1 1/2 miles south of Brandsville, Missouri on Hwy 63. Sunday services are at 10 am and Wednesday night Bible Study at 6:30 pm. As Author Cygnet Brown, she has published a nonfiction book: Simply Vegetable Gardening: Simple Organic Gardening Tips for the Beginning Gardener
She is also the author of historical fiction series The Locket Saga. which includes When God Turned His Head and Soldiers Don’t Cry, the Locket Saga Continues, and, A Coward’s Solace, Book III of the Locket Saga. The next book Book IV of the Locket Saga: Sailing Under the Black Flag will be out in the near future.
Her most recent publication were two booklets Help From Kelp and Using Diatomaceous Earth Around the House and Yard. Available in paperback
.For more information about Cygnet Brown and her books, check out her website at http://www.cygnetbrow.com .
We do it the organic way…chickens and ducks! If we’re really desperate we wash the plant in soapy water, but rarely do we have to go that far. No pesticides ever!!!!!
I am with you! I have almost never had a year that I didn’t have at least some bumper crop and never needed chemicals!