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7 Top Methods For Bee-Friendly Pest Control

7 Top Methods For Bee-Friendly Pest Control

Since 1998, scientists, conservationists, and farmers have noticed an alarming trend. European honeybee populations are declining at rapid rates. Researchers believe several factors are at play here: viruses spread through the colonies, loss of habitat, migratory habits, and increased pesticide ...

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The Scoop On Beneficial Insects

The Scoop On Beneficial Insects

When you think about insects living amongst your vegetables, herbs, and flowers, you are likely flooded with visions of locusts devouring the leafy lettuce greens, caterpillars going to town on your cabbages, and aphids sapping the life out of your ...

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Using Food Scraps In Your Garden

Using Food Scraps In Your Garden

Using food scraps to grow your garden is the sensible thing to do on two different levels: Scraps can be composted (decomposed) into rich soil full of nutrients. Scraps can be used as soil fertilizer, pest repellent, and to give ...

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DIY Pest Control

DIY Pest Control

Fewer things are more aggravating to a gardener than walking out to check the crops and finding some pest has destroyed the produce.  This frustration is especially true if the goal is to live a sustainable, self-reliant lifestyle and you ...

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Garden Bugs

Garden Bugs

Summer has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere. The sultry season brings many gifts to your survival garden; an abundance of nourishing sunshine, refreshing summer showers, hours of evening light to tend your veggies, and the ripening of some of your ...

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