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Earwig Garden Trap

You have seen lots of fun gardening projects the last few weeks as the wheather warms up and the sun...

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DIY All-natural Coconut Oil Bug Spray Using Essential Oils

Rosemary, lavender, peppermint, & coconut "Bug Off" Spray! Sounds like tropical decadence to me,...

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How to Get Rid of Squash Bugs & Squash Vine Borers

Growing squash in your home vegetable garden can reward you with heavy yields for little work....

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Organic Gardening - How to Deter Slugs and Snails With Eggshells

Are you tired of visiting your gardening in the morning only to see that other little critters have...

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Bird feeder deterrent

After so long doing battle with squirrels attacking my bird feeder and trying everything possible, I...

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How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats in Your Indoor Garden

Fungus gnats are small, dark flying insects that thrive in indoor potted plants. These pesky insects...

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Common Cocoons and Egg Cases in the Garden

As you're trimming the hedges in the late winter, you encounter a strange egg sac. Is it a cocoon...

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Get Rid of Fruit Flies {DIY Fruit Fly Trap}

We have had a fruit fly outbreak, so instead of using the sticky fly traps that we've used in the...

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How To Control (Unfortunately Not Eliminate) Weeds In Your Garden

I am a passionate gardener. I love to grow all kinds of perennials in several different garden beds....

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The DEFEEDER - Make Your Hanging Bird Feeder Squirrel Proof.

The DeFeeder (creative, cheesy word construction out of defeat and bird feeder)
I love squirrels,
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9 Strategies to Help Combat Common Edible Garden Problems

Do you find it too hot, cold, wet or dry to grow a food garden? Do you have poor soil, pests or...

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Four "Killer" Ideas to Get Rid of Weeds Forever

Got weeds? Do they keep coming back even when you pull them out? Here are four easy peasy ways to...

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An Organic Way to Remove Tent Caterpillars From Fruit Trees

I grow fruit on my small hobby farm in Virginia and have an orchard of about 28 fruit trees, total....

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Cheap & Easy Homemade Ant Spray

One of the most viewed chemistry tips post on Chemistry Cachet is this homemade weed killer (link in...

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Quick and Easy Tick Removal

Ticks are everywhere here in Tennessee, so much so that our Chickens can’t seem to keep up with...

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A Natural Method for Killing Weeds

With kids and pets, a natural way to kill weeds is your best bet. This method is also more...

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Small Critter Fence

I had read about using fishing line to keep little critters out of a garden so I took it a step...

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Homemade Hot Pepper Spray To Deter Garden Pests

Hot peppers contain a compound called capsaicin which is an irritant to mammals and many garden...

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All Natural Garden Spray for Aphids

Our garden is struggling this year, not sure why, but it could be the strange weather we had going...

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Repelling Deer Using Irish Spring Soap - A Test

Country gardening can presents a number of challenges; among the most difficult “pests” for us here...