Are Garden Centipedes Dangerous?

Your garden will naturally attract different kinds of animals, including curiosities like centipedes — fast-moving insects with long bodies and many jointed legs. Centipedes are unusual looking creatures and if you do not know much about them they can seem otherworldly and scary. People often ask us “Are garden centipedes dangerous?” Well, centipedes do bite, … Read more

Signs of Aphids on House Plants

There are many pests that can infest your garden. Aphids are some of the worst because they literally suck the life out of your plants. But aphids can also infect your house plants. It is very important to spot the signs of aphids on house plants as soon as possible. If you are aware of … Read more

Does Salt Kill Slugs?

When you read about natural slug control, you will notice that many people recommend salt. Yes, salt does kill slugs. But it has its pros and cons. There are also other natural remedies out there, and some of them don’t have the cons associated with salt. Salt does kill slugs Salt dehydrates slugs. Slugs, just … Read more

The Biological Control of Whiteflies

Whiteflies are another pest that can infest your garden. They are a little harder to detect compared to other garden pests because they thrive on the underside of leaves. You have to keep your garden clean and inspect leaves regularly to prevent these sap-sucking insects from thriving. But what if they already are? The biological … Read more

Get Rid of Garden Slugs Naturally

Slugs are considered garden pests because of the damage they can do to your plants. They will eat pretty much anything in your garden — from leaves and stems to fruits and vegetables. But getting rid of garden slugs can be tricky. They are not insects that you can kill by just buying and spraying … Read more

Attract Beneficial Insects into Your Garden

Insects can have a bad reputation. For many people, insects are just biters, stingers, spreaders of disease, and nuisance pests. But there are some insects that are actually considered ‘beneficial’. If you have a garden, lawn, or yard, you may want to attract these beneficial insects. Here are some ways you can attract beneficial insects … Read more