Nitrogen is a very important nutrient for plant growth. Most chemical sources of nitrogen are made from processed fossil fuels; but there are plenty of natural, organic options available that work just as well. Read on to find out more.
If caterpillars are devouring your garden, one safe and effective way to get rid of them is by applying Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis), a naturally occurring, organic bacteria that can be applied as a liquid or powder. Read on to find out more.
After planting her garden, my grandmother would spread layers of old newspaper between the rows, topped with straw, to make a weed-suppressing barrier that still let moisture through. This year I decided to give her method a try myself. Read on to find out how I went about it.
Winter is a good time to get a leg up on pests and diseases on deciduous trees and shrubs with dormant sprays. Dormant sprays kill overwintering insects and fungal diseases that can threaten your plants next spring. Read on for more information about how to use dormant sprays in your yard.
Thanks to insecticidal soap, controlling soft-bodied insects in your garden and on houseplants has never been easier! Read on for a simple recipe for making your own homemade insecticidal soap using ordinary household ingredients.
Problems with spider mites? Give your plants a bath using insecticidal soap! Made from a simple soap solution, insecticidal soap is a greener, more eco-friendly approach to controlling soft-bodied insects in the garden and on houseplants. Read on to find out more about using insecticidal soap on your plants.