Category: Garden Pests

does diatomaceous earth kill ticks

Kill Ticks Naturally With Diatomaceous Earth

Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. However, this does not impact our reviews and comparisons. All opinions are our own we pride ourselves on keeping our articles fair and balanced. For more info see our disclosure statement. Nobody likes ticks. They crawl into your hair, they bite, and they

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does diatomaceous earth kill ants

Kill Ants Naturally with Diatomaceous Earth

  Whether you’re sitting outside having a picnic or hanging around the house, few things are more unnerving than the feeling of a bug crawling on you. In this case, ants are usually the culprits because they’re attracted to food and other certain smells – things bound to be at

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does diatomaceous earth kill spiders

Use Diatomaceous Earth To Kill Spiders Naturally

Sure, spiders might be natural, and they don’t mean us any harm – but not everyone wants them hanging around where we live! And not everyone wants to use possibly harmful chemicals to get rid of spiders. So how do we get rid of spiders naturally? With Diatomaceous earth! Diatomaceous

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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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how to get rid of grubs

How To Get Rid Of Grubs

Having grubs in your lawn or garden can be a right pain in the proverbial backside. Just knowing they are there in the first place if difficult, as the signs of having grubs can be very similar to other common problems. And when we do know that they are there

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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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natural ways to keep pests away

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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