Organic Compost in Organic Gardens
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Controlling outdoor pests is best accomplished before they hatch, rather than taking care of the problem when you have an infestation during the spring and summer months. Beneficial nematodes are used as a tool for organic pest control. Nematodes are microscopic, worm-like creatures that feed on the eggs and larvae of common insects that mature in the soil throughout the year. Typically, they infect insects in their larval or pupal state, but have even been shown to infect adult insects. Once the nematodes have become a parasite to their chosen host, they release toxic bacterium the kills the bug within 48 hours. If of the host does not occur, the insect is usually rendered sterile and disabled.
Beneficial nematodes are naturally occurring and can be used anywhere that pests exist such as homes, businesses, and farms. They are safe for people, pets, and plants. Nematodes can be applied on a schedule to prevent infestations or for pest removal after an infestation has occurred. If they are applied after an infestation, it should be reduced after a few days. Continue reading “Beneficial Nematodes for Organic Pest Control” »
Organic gardening is a type of gardening which uses no chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Gardeners look for alternatives to achieve a healthy crop without resorting to spraying the plants with chemicals which can leech into the soil and harm others directly or indirectly. Organic gardening can be extremely difficult, mostly because there are various pests that can destroy your efforts-so this is how you can beat them. Continue reading “Natural Pest Control for Organic Gardening” »
For as much open space and urban concrete there is in this country, an enormous amount of area is taken up by lawns. Homeowners maintain millions of acres of grass, and primarily do so by using chemical-based fertilizers, insecticides, and weed killers. These treatments can harm our children, pets, beneficial spiders and insects, and can be carried to additional locations through any number of methods.
These harsh chemicals are also harmful to the soil, which more than just your lawn relies on as a hospitable habitat, a safe environment and a hardy supply of nutrients. The lawn chemicals kill important microbes that live in the soil. They’re very beneficial to the roots and the area around them by breaking down dead plant matter and animal refuse. Taking advantage of natural lawn treatments eliminates the negative impact of chemicals while preserving their original purpose. Continue reading “Why You Should Use Organic Products On Your Lawn” »
Now that the growing season is in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about lawn care. An organic lawn free of hazardous chemicals is something that many homeowners aspire to but often feel is too expensive and laborious to maintain. Organic lawn care doesn’t necessarily mean spending money on fancy, overpriced products. You can care for your lawn organically using a variety of simple methods. Continue reading “Easy Tips for Organic Lawn Care” »
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