Fed up with aphids, caterpillars, moths, and other insects wreaking havoc on your plants? Trap cropping may be just what you need to take back your garden. Trap crops—used by many commercial farmers—provide a natural form of garden pest control, making them an equally smart choice for many organic gardeners. Read on for gardening tips […]Read More →Trap Cropping Your Plants to Control Pesky Garden Pests
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If you’re wondering who’s responsible for the holes in your beautiful tomato plants, there’s a good chance it’s hornworms. These garden pests are known as voracious eaters of the plant, so you may be harboring them in your garden. Knowing how to identify the critters and what kind of garden pest control to use will […]Read More →How to Identify and Prevent Hornworms in Your Tomato Garden
It’s easy to see why gardeners have a hard time distinguishing squash bugs from stink bugs. Both release a foul odor when crushed and are protected by hard, shield-like shells. They even have similar dining habits. However, there are quite a few differences when it comes to squash bugs versus stink bugs. Jobe’s Organics can […]Read More →What’s the Difference Between Squash Bugs and Stink Bugs?
The smell of spring is in the air, but you’re not the only one who senses this change in seasons – those furry garden pests sense it, too, and are ready to munch on your spring gardening efforts. Preventing garden pests doesn’t have to be merciless and cruel. It can be environmentally conscious, humane, and […]Read More →Animal Pest Prevention for Spring Gardeners