How to Get Rid of Whiteflies in Your Garden

Whiteflies are small white insects that feed on plant sap. Despite their name, they are actually not flies. They are related to other garden pests like aphids. These insects suck the nutrients out of your plants — causing them to wilt and die. Here are some ways to effectively get rid of whiteflies, so your … Read more

Causes of Slug Infestations

Slugs are slimy and soft-bodied gastropods that can infest your garden. Due to extreme feeding patterns, these garden pests can damage plants, and destroy seedlings — severely reducing fruit and vegetable harvests. But what causes slug infestations? It is important to know this, so you can keep your garden free from these slimy pests. Common … Read more

How to Control Aphids in Your Garden

Aphids are small garden pests that suck the nutrients out of your plants. Aphid infestations can result in significant damage to your garden. Aphids — common names include greenfly or blackfly — drain the sap from plants and this can result in deformed fruits and vegetables, misshapen and discolored leaves. These pests can also carry … Read more

Does Rain Kill Mosquitoes?

Does rain kill mosquitoes? It is an interesting question… Mosquitoes are small flies, and for a mosquito, getting hit by a raindrop is the equivalent of a human being hit by a car! But here’s the surprising thing — the rain doesn’t actually kill mosquitoes. Relationship of rain and mosquitoes Mosquitoes don’t die in the … Read more