how to kill cutworms

Cutworms – How To Identify And Get Rid Of Them

One of my worst gardening experiences entailed going out to what had been a healthy, vibrant garden, only to find those healthy plants literally cut through and lying on the ground. For the home gardener and the farmer alike, pests are one of the biggest impediments to healthy plants and ...
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Muddy Dog Yard Solutions: 5 Solutions Worth Considering

Dog owners know their beloved dogs need outdoor exercise and fresh air. Beyond daily walks or weekly visits to the dog park, this exercise usually comes in the form of running and playing in a yard or dog run. Dogs of any size can eventually wear a path in a ...
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how to apply diatomaceous earth

How to Apply Diatomaceous Earth – Indoors and Outdoors

What a lovely word - “diatomaceous”. It’s one of those words that roll off the tongue once you know how to pronounce it. But what the heck is it? Diatomaceous earth (DE) is a naturally-occurring silica compound made from the fossilized, skeletal remains of diatoms - minuscule aquatic organisms. Oh....I can ...
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6 Natural Ways To Keep Pests Out Of Your Home And Garden

The increasing innovations in the creation of synthetic herbicides, pesticides and insecticides have made people realize just how unhealthy these products are for humans, animals and the environment. Spraying chemicals to get rid of weeds and pests won’t just cause health risks; they are also ineffective most of the time ...
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Properly Mulch Your Garden – Expert Tips

There are many ways your garden can benefit from mulching. Different types of mulch can help the soil conserve water, improve its quality, protect the roots from extreme temperatures and slow down the growth of weeds. On the other hand, decorative mulching adds color and texture to the flower beds ...
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Keep Your Garden Shed Safe from Burglars

It seems, these days, no backyard or garden is complete without a garden shed. As an essential storage solution for homeowners, a garden shed can be used for tidying away everything from bikes to lawnmowers, and from gardening equipment to children’s outdoor toys. They can be used to house other ...
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