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Keep in mind when using beneficial insects

When using beneficial insects As an organic gardener, I learned that not all pests are pests. Many types of pests are considered beneficial to our lawns and gardens. They help eliminate the bugs that damage all of our hard work. The use of these beneficial insects is a form of biological control or the use of other organisms to control pests that are harmful to our trees, shrubs, lawns, and gardens. Simply put, good insects eat bad insects. There are many reasons why you should consider this method of controlling garden pests naturally. Why Use Beneficial Insects When I eliminate the use of chemical pesticides and herbicides, I do not have to worry about biting my home-grown tomatoes, cucumbers, and other garden fruits and vegetables. Numerous researchers point out that these chemicals are responsible for headaches, nausea, and other ailments, including long-term effects such as cancer and birth defects. When you spray chemical pesticides on your plants, you are doing more

Sub-plantings that actually work

Companion Plantings for your home garden  Find out which subspecies work best to create a vegetable garden. Beneficial ancillary planting If you are looking for ways to reduce your chemical use and help plants help each other solve problems such as pests, weeds, and stalking, Jessica Walliser in her new book Plant Partners: offers some good advice on science-based sub-planting techniques. Vegetable garden. “I knew there had to be research to see the real ways plants would affect each other, and I wanted to find it in a form that was accessible to the average gardener and combine it together,” says Jessica. Look at the science behind sub-planting Jessica has discovered dozens of well-educated partnerships that provide new strategies for solving all kinds of problems in the garden, including breaking down heavy soils, fighting weeds and diseases, repelling pests, attracting particular beneficial insects, and improving pollination. "I did a good experiment in my own garde

5 beautiful indoor wineries and climbing plants

 5 beautiful indoor wineries and climbing plants bring tropical Motifs A room without some houseplants with long vines is not a real indoor garden, as hanging baskets, shelves and tablecloths will turn an empty corner or closet into a beautiful oasis. Indoor vinaigrette plants really give a vertical dimension to your green arrangements, bringing a small portion of the tropics into your home. What's more, many long-growing houseplants are exotic and tropical, and ... Have you ever seen rainforests without vines? But which is better? Most indoor climbing plants come from tropical and temperate regions and are fast-growing and easy to grow. Some are more popular, such as Pothos or Philodendron, and your choice depends on the overall look, size, and growing conditions, especially the light available in the room. So, from the longest vine to the vine that needs the least light to place on top of the shelf, to the shortest flag you want to grow on your tall plant. And, of co

Extend the life of your wooden beds

 Important ways to extend the life of your wooden beds Of all the ways to garden, raised beds are one of the most popular approaches to growing food and flowers. Among its many specialties, bed gardening will keep products neat and tidy while increasing productivity and yielding less work. There are materials you can use to create raised beds, but wood is still the classic choice. 1. Select wood that is resistant to natural rot Wood decay is triggered by a combination of moisture, fungus, oxygen, and heat. The constantly wet tree is rapidly colonized by fungi in the air and soil around us. When microbes feed on the cellulose and lignin in the wood, the wood weakens and becomes soft, which can lead to fractures, cracks, fractures, and eventually structural failure. 2. Use a wood preservative Whichever wood you choose, the use of beds made of wood will extend many times over. It is recommended to avoid using pressure-treated wood for raised beds, especially if you use them to

Roses: 9 Happy Ideas For Your Garden

Enjoying nature with knockout roses Roses add classic beauty to any garden, with their thorny stems in yellow, white, pink, or red with delicate, elegant flowers. Many varieties of plants use aromas to enhance their aroma. Unfortunately, however, roses can be delicate and difficult to grow, and care must be taken to control head lice, pests, and disease and to ensure that they produce beautiful flowers at the time of flowering. That’s where nature’s exploration with knockout roses comes into play. 1. Site selection One of the best things about knockout roses is that you can grow them anywhere. Knockout roses like full sun, but they can tolerate partial shade until they receive at least six to eight hours of sunlight each day. In addition to the small knockout, it should be planted at least three feet apart to allow for growth and good ventilation. 2. Boundaries Knockout roses act as colorful border plants, brightening the edges with their beautiful flowers from spring to fr

plants for summer shade

 10 plants for summer shade Having shady areas in the garden provides opportunities to grow wonderful shade-loving plants in the summer. Plants with bright flowers are best because they are more visible in the shade compared to dark flowers. Before you plant, find out which areas of your garden area in the shade. Check out our feature on garden shade varieties to learn more. Astrantias This summer shade stars come in a beautiful range of colors from white to dark purple-red. Astrakhans enjoy moist soil in partial shade. Here are three tips for growing Astrantia, and 10 varieties of Astrantia you can grow. Japanese painted fern Japanese Paint Fern, Athyrium niponicum var. Pictum reveals subtly detailed fronts each year. If you have beautiful summer foliage, here are 10 ferns to grow. Campanulas Also known as bellflowers, most campanulas are best suited for a partially shaded condition. These include small but vigorous Dalmatian bellflower and cottage-garden classics such as

Leaves Look Like Spider Plants

 7 plants with leaves that look like spiders Many homeowners want to grow. For the simple reason, it has its unique charm, while at the same time easy maintenance. Whatever the health benefits or decorative motives, this is a great choice. Thanks to these amazing features, there are many searches for plants with spider-like shapes to add to their collection. If you are interested in finding plants that have some features like this houseplant, today our collection will give you many options. Common plants are similar to pandanus, carp, bromeliads, wind plants and snake plants, spider plants. These plants provide the best tropical and cozy charm and make your room small enough to make it pleasant and welcoming. Also, they have similar features and maintenance tips, so read on to learn more about them. 1 pandanus plant The pandanus plant is commonly known as the screw pine, which resembles the leaves of the spider plant and is green and white. The spider plant is easy to grow

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