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How To Kill Chickweed In 2 Most Preventive Ways

How do we kill chickweed? At first thought, you’ll quickly find the answer to the question. You simply pull the whole weed right off from the soil, and you can get rid of it in no time. As simple as that. But here’s a follow-up question. Will that method prevent the chickweed from growing back? Most probably not, right?

Chickweed with its green tiny leaves and white little flowers

Chickweed with its green tiny leaves and white little flowers

4 Methods On How To Get Rid Of Dragonflies Without Using Pesticides

When talking about insects, dragonflies, also known as skimmers or mosquito hawks, belong to the harmless group. Their presence can even be beneficial to your yard or garden. They serve as pest control since they prey on mosquitoes, flies, termites, ants, and other insects. They can attract birds to your property, thus, helping in the pollination process. Besides preying on harmful insects and aiding in pollination, they also decorate your garden with their vibrant colors and swift flight sweeping across the open space.

Dragonflies are a colorful addition to a garden, but overpopulation of this insect is an annoyance

Dragonflies are a colorful addition to a garden, but overpopulation of this insect is an annoyance

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5 Tips On How To Get Rid Of Pesky Dirt Dobbers In Your House And Garden

Have you ever experienced having unexplainable hollow cracked dirt stuck in the patches and on your ceiling? Do you ever wonder how all of a sudden there are numerous thin-long, black and yellow flying insects wandering in the inside and outside your house? The dirt you see is a nest that serves as a shelter and at the same time, an egg-laying place for this insect known as the dirt dobber or the mud dauber wasp.

A dirt dobber with yellow markings

A dirt dobber with yellow markings. Via: Flickr.com

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4 Application Guidelines on How to Use Azomite in Gardening

Gardeners often worry about plant growth and health. Oftentimes, they would invest so much money to ensure the high-quality yields that their plants can produce. Some gardeners and farm growers would use azomite to produce the best quality products. Azomites are not easy to use. It is very important that you know how to use azomite on your plant soil.

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How To Get Rid Of June Bugs: 4 Natural Ways To Save Your Garden From June Bug Infestation

June bugs are one of the biggest foes of many gardeners. These bugs often come on the eve of the summer season. They often feed on landscape plants which can cause severe damage in your garden. However, you don’t have to panic when these bugs arrive.

This black June beetles is feeding on dead leaves on a vegetable plot

This black June beetles is feeding on dead leaves on a vegetable plot

In this article, we are going to talk about how to get rid of June bugs without using chemical pesticide.

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How to Protect Your Grass Seeds from Birds in 2 Fail-safe Ways

Who wouldn't want the refreshing feeling that a manicured lawn can give? Isn’t it lovely to see how the sunshine makes the morning dew glisten against the greenery? Unfortunately, not everyone is given a chance to experience the joys of having a lush yard. All of us are familiar with that one thing that comes between us and that verdant lawn - BIRDS.

How to Protect Your Grass Seeds from Birds in 2 Fail-safe Ways

Birds feed on seeds and sadly, the grass seeds you wish to sow in our gardens all fall prey to those flying predators. How to keep birds from eating grass seeds has been a persistent dilemma for some of us, who tried and failed, to grow a rich lawn. Nothing is more irritating than seeing the bald spots and uneven grass growth after you have spent hours sowing your grass seeds, only to have them eaten by birds.

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How to Get Rid of Wild Onions in Less Than Five Months!

The fall season is getting to an end, and winter will then follow. For most people, it is the time to be merry and enjoy their holiday vacation. However, if you are an aspiring gardener, this season may bring quite a hassle on your part. Unfortunately, the late fall is when wild onions usually grow. Wild onions are what many called “wild perennials” that usually emerge in late fall and spread seeds in late spring before they die back in summer.

Wild onions after they are pulled out and dried

Wild onions after they are pulled out and dried

If you have been into gardening for some time now, you will clearly understand why these wild perennials are pretty much unwanted. However, for the sake of the newbies, I would like to emphasize why most gardeners like me are exerting much effort on how to get rid of wild onions.

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