How can I keep squirrels from ruining fruit from my Mango Trees??
GNATS - How to get rid of them?
Somehow my house and garden got tiny gnats that killed my fuchsia plant and fly everywhere. I have tried ALL the Web recommendations - soap and oil dishes, sand in th... See more
Marigolds growing! Should I pinch the buds?
My marigold plants are growing. I heard that pinching the buds until Autumn will allow them to grow without killing the plant. Is this true?
What's the best flower/plant to grow in Texas?
I know that opinions vary, but what's your opinion?!I have great luck w Rosemary plants. Green all year long.
How to care for a dogwood tree?
How to get rid of termites?
Suggestions on how to get rid of termites naturally are appreciated however if there is only a chemical solution for these pests please share as well. Thank you!
How do I keep squirrels from chewing on my hibiscus tree?
I have noticed bare branches and leaves around my tropical hibiscus tree. I thought it was just adjustment to be moving outside, but this morning, I found the culpri... See more
I tried every suggestion from that link and also hanging old CD’s, attached lose aluminum foil etc. Works for a while but they’re smart and figure out after a few days. I even wrapped a big rubber snake around the trunk…five days later they were stepping on it!!!
One thing that works for me to stop rodents and birds is to use steel wire mesh bags like the ones on the website QYFIRST (or type QYFIRST in the Amazon search bar). I use them to protect my mangos and avocados and no loss of fruits since I started using them. I even protect my tomatoes from rats with them. They can’t chew the steel mesh. Works perfect!