Pest Control

  • The Complete Guide To Organic Garden Pest Control

    If you’re preparing for your first crop in an organic garden, pest control is going to be tougher than you may be used to because you won’t be able to rely on some of the products and tactics you’re used to in traditional growing.

    Gardening is tricky enough - but being more limited in resources when dealing with pests or fungi? This makes things even more difficult. 

    Although sometimes pesticides & fungicides are the only options, organic gardening is becoming more and more popular as people become more conscious about what they put in their bodies. 

    If you’re looking for tips on how to control pests organically, you may have heard of classic remedies like diatomaceous earth and neem oil concentrate.

    But do these organic veggie garden pest control options really work - and if so, how? Today, we’re going to cover everything you need to know - including what truly defines whether a garden is organic or not.

    Then, we’ll teach you some of the most effective organic garden pest prevention and control tips out there. By the end of this article, you’ll feel confident handling any bug or fungus that dares enter your garden!

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  • The Best Garden Pesticides & Fungicides Of 2021

    Whether you’re acting preventatively or dealing with an existing outbreak, you need the best garden pesticide & fungicide on hand to keep your plants safe and healthy in a worst case scenario.

    While these types of products may have a negative connotation in certain communities, the hate is unwarranted - when used properly, pest & disease control products are entirely safe for you, the environment, and of course, your plants. We’ll cover this more in depth later on.

    In this article, you’re also going to learn when & how these types of products should be used, and how you can do so safely.

    Of course, we’re also going to cover the main topic of this blog post - the top insecticides & fungicides you can implement in your grow room or garden. 

    We’ll help you weigh the pros and cons of each product, and consider variables such as plant & bug type, organic vs synthetic, & much more. 

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  • How To Foliar Spray: Feed & Protect Plants At The Leaves!

    Whether you're battling a pest or disease outbreak, or struggling with nutrient uptake at the roots, a foliar spray can help save your grow.

    Oftentimes, growers will actually undertake foliar spraying on a routine basis to keep their plants healthy, actively preventatively instead.

    There are all kinds of health benefits you’ll unlock when you start spraying your plants foliage with nutrients or some form of plant wash/insecticide. 

    But, this isn’t a simple task that you can just undertake blindly. There are specific instances in which you should or shouldn’t do this.

    That’s why we are writing this guide, to help you feel confident in your gardening abilities.

    We’ll explain what exactly this is, and the two main instances in which you would do it.

    Then, we’ll cover exactly how to do it, along with all kinds of other important intricacies you need to be aware of to get the best results.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Squash Bugs In The Garden

    Learning how to get rid of squash bugs naturally in the garden is an important task for anyone growing veggies from the squash family.

    These pests are primarily found on these families of plants, but just about any garden can develop an outbreak of these frustrating bugs. 

    Often confused for stink bugs, squash bugs are unfortunately far more detrimental to plants. Both have a nasty odor when crushed and are quite similar in appearance. 

    Fortunately, there are several steps you can take when it comes to getting rid of squash bugs in the garden. We'll cover these in depth and help you weigh your options.

    But, we first need to explain what type of damage these bugs can do if left to do their bidding, along with how to identify them. We also want to share a few prevention tactics that might save your garden and plants from ever experiencing an infestation in the first place.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Flea Beetles In The Garden

    While you may suspect these are only a problem for your pets, it's important for growers to learn how to get rid of flea beetles in the garden too!

    No, these aren’t the same bugs that can irritate your dogs - they are a frustrating garden pest that can wreak havoc on your plants and destroy all of your hard work quickly if you don't take action.

    This insect tends to have an insatiable appetite, consuming your lush green foliage at a rapid rate.

    Because of this, it's imperative that you learn how to get rid of them quickly should you encounter them in your grow room or garden.

    We have all of the information you need to prevent these pests - and to stop them from doing any more damage.

    First, though, we need to explain what exactly these bugs are, and teach you how to identify them! 

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  • How To Get Rid Of Cutworms In The Garden

    When it comes to learning how to get rid of cutworms in the garden, it seems as though everyone has their own idea of what will work well - and what will not.

    Fortunately, we’re here to cut through all the nonsense and to provide you a clear guide for getting rid of cutworms on your plants that will work no matter what. 

    If you’ve ever dealt with these bugs, you know how devastating they can be. They have insatiable appetites, and can munch through your foliage without taking a break.

    We're going to help you get back on track if you have an infestation at the time of reading this, sharing the right products and tips to kill cutworms quickly and safely.

    First, though, we need to explain what these bugs are, what damage they can do to your plants, and how to identify & differentiate them from similar pests.

    Then, we'll share some prevention tips, so you can optimize your growing space to cut down your chances of ever dealing with an outbreak in the first place!

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  • How To Get Rid Of Stink Bugs In The Garden

    While you may think these are just a bug that stinks up your house, many growers also need to learn how to get rid of stink bugs in the garden, too.

    When it comes time to get rid of stink bugs on plants, you might find yourself relying on all the old tried and true methods, like diatomaceous earth and handpicking. 

    However, there are only a few truly effective methods to get rid of stink bugs in the garden. Luckily for you, we'll cover them all in-depth on this page.

    We'll start by explaining what damage these bugs can do to your plants, along with how to identify them. Then, we'll discuss some prevention tips so you don't end up with an infestation in the first place.

    But for those who are dealing with an outbreak of stink bugs in the garden - we'll teach you how to get rid of them fast.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Cucumber Beetles In The Garden

    Looking for information on how to get rid of cucumber beetles naturally in the garden? You’re in the right place. 

    When it comes to precious garden plants like squash, pumpkins, and of course, cucumbers, it seems there is no shortage of pests lying in wait to munch upon their tender fruits or bright green leaves.

    Cucumber beetles are among the eager, appearing first thing in the spring and having the ability to decimate an entire crop. 

    If you’re ready to learn more about getting rid of cucumber beetles, there’s no time to waste.

    We're going to cover everything you need to know to restore balance in your garden or greenhouse. We'll start with how to identify these bugs, and then explain what type of damage they can do if left to do their bidding.

    After that, we'll share the top prevention tips. Of course, we'll conclude this guide with how to get rid of cucumber beetles naturally, whether they're on your plants, in your media, etc.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Earwigs In the Garden

    They’re creepy, they’re crawly, and they’re downright appalling to look at - if you’re looking for information on how to get rid of earwigs in the garden naturally, you’re not alone.

    Many gardeners look for information on how to get rid of earwigs in garden areas, but the good news is that these pests are rarely harmful to plants. 

    In fact, most of the time earwigs are nothing more than an eyesore, as they don’t usually feast on plants. 

    However, that’s not to say that you have to keep them around! Consider these tips for getting rid of these unsightly pests and you’ll likely find that you can keep them out for good.  

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  • Garden Companion Planting - The Complete Guide

    Garden companion planting - it’s like spending all day, every day, with your very best friend. This is one of the smartest things you can do to improve the health of your garden, while increasing the variety of plants you grow.

    Not only can it reduce the likelihood of diseases and pests, but when done correctly, it can even help improve the nutrient content of your soil. 

    The end result? Happier, healthier crops that grow well no matter what you throw at them. And, a diverse selection of crops, too!

    In our garden companion planting guide, we are going to help you add this technique to your IPM strategy so that you can cultivate happy, healthy, problem-free plants this year!

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