Natural Mosquito Control – Keep Your Yard Mosquito Free

mosquito control

Mosquitoes occur in almost all countries. They appear in tropical areas all year round, in temperate climates only when the temperatures are above 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Wherever it is damp and there are enough breeding grounds, they can become a real nuisance. Some mosquitos carry diseases, and can spread potentially dangerous diseases like Zika and … Read more

Natural Way To Get Rid Of Weeds

natural way to kill weeds

Weeds are the bane of every garden. When the first plants grow in the spring, unwanted weeds pop up too everywhere. But it doesn’t need strong chemicals right away, just to tackle a few weeds like chickweed, bittercress or spotted spurge,  with homemade weed killers and a few tricks, you can fight them just as … Read more

Rid Your Yard of Ticks – Organic Tick Control

tick control in your yard

The April Showers bring May flowers which are welcome after the winter months, but this is the time of year when people should be looking for another less than pleasant herald. With the increasing temperatures, the ticks wake up too. The bite of these small, resistant parasites can transmit the bacterial infection that causes Lyme … Read more

How to Plant A Tree

tree planting

Every planted tree helps to protect the global climate. But there are many other good reasons to plant a tree. Trees are our livelihood and made us what we are, we come from the forest, they beautify your own garden and give you a rich harvest of fruits or nuts in autumn. They serve as … Read more

How To Attract Birds To Your Garden

attract birds to your garden

What can you do to attract birds to your garden? The most important thing for birds to feel comfortable is a natural garden with native plants. A naturally designed garden looks much more alive and inviting than an accurately trimmed uniform green. Birds appreciate the wild and romantic flair and happily visit a living garden. … Read more

Tulip Garden

tulip

Tulips are popular spring flowers and belong in every flower garden where they stand out and impress with great variety and colors. What are Tulips? The tulips (Tulipa) form a genus of plants in the lily family (Liliaceae). The approximately 150 species are distributed in North Africa and across Europe to Central Asia. Numerous hybrids … Read more

Soggy Soil – Plants That Thrive In A Wet Garden

6 Plants That Thrive in a Wet Garden Wet soil might seem like a small problem to those who live in hot, drought-prone areas, but for the gardener who faces boggy or clay-heavy soil, finding the right plants can be quite a challenge. Many plants don’t survive particularly wet conditions because of a lack of … Read more

Roses In My Garden

rose

Roses are one of the most popular garden plants and should not be missing in any garden. Their full, large flowers make them a special beauty. It is not for nothing that she is the unmatched queen of flowers. Proper planting is the prerequisite that the plant can unfold its full splendor and remains healthy. … Read more

Beneficial Organisms in the Organic Garden

Dragonfly Beneficial Organisms

If you’re into organic gardening, you’re probably well aware of the plethora of beneficial insects, microbes, and nematodes out there that will happily help you protect your plants from the damaging 2% or so of the insect world. We don’t want to repeat stuff you’ve read a hundred times, so we thought we’d provide a … Read more

Fruity Fragrant Herbs

Mint Fragrant Herbs

By Teresa Opdycke The juicy fragrance of fruit-scented herbs delights the senses in a garden. From citrus flavored to tropical scents, easy to grow herbs and several exotic varieties add a surprise element to the landscape. Use fruit scented herbs in cooking. Pick a bouquet of fresh herbs for a delicious centerpiece. Create sumptuous potpourris … Read more