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Caterpillars in My Container Garden

Caterpillars in My Container Garden

| July 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every morning I check my garden to make sure things are moving along swimmingly and that squirrels haven’t been snacking on my tomatoes. In one of my mesclun mix pots I noticed a portion of the growth was stunted. My initial thought was it was getting too much sun, but further investigation told me sun […]

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Natural Mosquito Repellent

Natural Mosquito Repellent

| July 5, 2010 | 3 Comments

Over the 4th of July weekend we spent quite a bit of time outdoors at night. I don’t need to mention what happens outside at night in the summer. If you go out without protection, you are eaten alive. I don’t care how close you sit next to the citronella torches and candles, you still […]

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Getting rid of Japanese Beetles, Naturally

Getting rid of Japanese Beetles, Naturally

| July 11, 2008 | 6 Comments

Okay, this is more of a request than a post. Does anyone know of natural ways to get rid of Japanese beetles? This request is for a friend of mine whose plants are being eaten by the annoying insects.My plants, for some reason have not been affected.Maybe it’s because they don’t like the pepper I […]

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Killing Ants, Spiders and Other Bugs Naturally

| September 6, 2007 | 1 Comment

I knew a woman who suffered miserably in the Spring when the ants would come out of the woodwork and roam around her house. She was allergic to all bug sprays and pesticides. It was driving her crazy. She couldn’t spray for fear of ending up in the emergency room of the local hospital. I’m […]

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