garden pest control

Garden Pest Control: Fight Slugs With Ground Beetles!

by Polly Garden Recipes

Speaking about garden pest control, ground beetles are one of the most beneficial insects there, although it must be admitted, they probably have bad breath. That’s because these beetles eat slugs! Most ground beetles only eat slug eggs and baby slugs, but one particularly voracious variety is called the “slug-snail destroyer,” and it takes on […]

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Neem Oil For The Garden Ahead!

by Polly Garden Recipes

Neem oil is an organic pest control remedy that is simple and very effective. Neem oil is pressed out of the seeds obtained from neem trees. Many gardeners use it for garden pest control of soft bodied insects like aphids, thrips or whitefly. The oil coats the bugs and they suffocate. Insects would rather die […]

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Garden Pest Control: Bug Sprays

by Polly Organic Garden Pest Control

Natural garden pest control is the way to go. We’ve been using bug sprays with tomato leaves for years and I can say that these tonics work like magic. There’s really nothing mysterious about them; they are based on good, old-fashioned grow-how. Our ancestors thought tomatoes were poisonous, so they avoided them like the plague- […]

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Japanese Beetle:Bye-Bye Beetles Spray

by Polly Organic Garden Pest Control

Japanese beetles are the most widespread turf and grass pests in the United States. My hot beetle spray will say a loud and strong “ Bye-bye” to any of them. Meet the Beetles Adult Japanese beetles eat more than 400 plant varieties. They lay eggs up to four times a year in moist turf, like […]

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Hot Peppers: Pest Control

by Polly Organic Garden Pest Control

Hot peppers and garlic work very well in sprays that we use for pest control in the garden. I think that organic (natural) pest control is the future. Here’s the recipe for a shot of our spicy solution. HOT BUG BREW 3 hot green peppers 3 medium cloves of garlic 1 small onion 1tbsp. of […]

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