Types Of Termites And What They Look Like | The Basics of Green Pest Control
Pest Control - Additional Information:Termites are a type of insect that eats wood for a fuel source, and if allowed to get inside the walls of someone's home can do a lot of damage. They have hugely voracious appetites and can easily lay waste to a house or barn, therefore prompt action should be taken at the
Plants That Repel Bugs and Mosquitoes
If you tend to spend long summer evenings hanging out on the patio or in the backyard, keeping bugs and mosquitoes at bay is probably a top priority. For pest control that will actually make your outdoor space look better, consider adding a few plants that repel mosquitoes. Whether you introduce pots of fragrant lavender around the perimeter of your patio or start planting citronella grass in your garden, these multi-tasking plants are both pretty and serve a purpose. For the best effect, be…
Homemade Garlic-Mint Garden Insect Spray (that really works!!) | An Oregon Cottage
Easy to make and use, homemade garlic-mint garden insect spray was tested on badly attacked basil plants & a vine and worked with only 2 applications!
2018 Homestead Management Printables - Reformation Acres
Organize your homestead and garden in 2018 with printable Homestead Management Planner sheets for your homesteading binder! #homesteading #homestead #organization #planning #records #binder #homesteadbinder #printables
How to Keep Mosquitoes from Breeding in Your Rain Barrel — Greneaux Gardens
We live in South Louisiana. I am convinced that sometimes it is humid enough here for mosquitoes to breed in the air! Ok, so it may not be that bad, but they definitely don't need much water to multiply quickly. We use several rain barrels around the yard for refilling the watering systems for the r
NATURAL WAYS TO GET RID OF GRUB WORMS IN YOUR LAWN -
Grub worms will damage your lawn, and eventually turn into adult beetles that eat the leaves of other prized plants in your garden. Many homeowners simply treat their lawn with a chemical grub control product, or grub killer, once or twice a year. But there are also a number of…
7 Simple Ways to Improve Garden Soil • The Prairie Homestead
Have poor soil but want to still grow veggies? THERE IS HOPE! These are some of the ways I've been improving the soil in my garden plot, and it's working!
how to exterminate stink bugs
Isopropyl Alcohol = bug spray. In fact, it's the only thing we've found that kills stink bugs without them spraying. We've also sprayed wasps in the air and they were dead when they hit the ground. You'll need: spray bottle, rubbing alcohol, liquid detergent, water. Fill the spray bottle with 85% water, add a dash soft soap, fill the remaining 15% with rubbing alcohol. Then Mix and then spray. Source : Bug Spray
Did You Know? Goldfish and Rain Barrels
Join us today as we look at the combination of goldfish and rain barrels. What's the common denominator? Mosquito control of course!
How NOT to Compost: 16 Ways To Screw It Up - Farming My Backyard
Everyone says compost is so easy, but some of us still manage to screw it up. Here's how NOT to compost, with sixteen proven ways to fail.
Bringing a Barn Cat (or two) to Your Homestead
A barn cat prefers the company of other animals over the company of people. They prefer an independent living setting such as a barn or outbuilding. Barn cats may befriend you over time, but they prefer a life of freedom and mousing, making them the perfect addition to a homestead.
Make Your Raised Organic Garden Beds A Success
Have a fresh and organic garden. Read helpful tips to make your raised organic garden beds a success simply follow these tips to grow a beautiful organic garden.