Types Of Termites And What They Look Like | The Basics of Green Pest Control
Pest Control - Additional Information:Termites are a type of insect that eats wood for a fuel source, and if allowed to get inside the walls of someone's home can do a lot of damage. They have hugely voracious appetites and can easily lay waste to a house or barn, therefore prompt action should be taken at the
Homemade Garlic-Mint Garden Insect Spray (that really works!!) | An Oregon Cottage
Easy to make and use, homemade garlic-mint garden insect spray was tested on badly attacked basil plants & a vine and worked with only 2 applications!
2018 Homestead Management Printables - Reformation Acres
Ready to organize your homestead? 2018 Homestead Management Printables is a collection of 100+ worksheets will help your homestead and garden run smoothly!
How to Keep Mosquitoes from Breeding in Your Rain Barrel — Greneaux Gardens
We live in South Louisiana. I am convinced that sometimes it is humid enough here for mosquitoes to breed in the air! Ok, so it may not be that bad, but they definitely don't need much water to multiply quickly. We use several rain barrels around the yard for refilling the watering systems for the r
NATURAL WAYS TO GET RID OF GRUB WORMS IN YOUR LAWN -
Grub worms will damage your lawn, and eventually turn into adult beetles that eat the leaves of other prized plants in your garden. Many homeowners simply treat their lawn with a chemical grub control product, or grub killer, once or twice a year. But there are also a number of…
7 Simple Ways to Improve Garden Soil • The Prairie Homestead
Barren… That was the first word that crossed my mind when I set out to work on my new kitchen garden this year. It’s right under my laundry room window, and is the perfect spot, considering it gets plenty of southern sunlight and is right next to our new porch. However, the soil leaves a […]
Did You Know? Goldfish and Rain Barrels
Join us today as we look at the combination of goldfish and rain barrels. What's the common denominator? Mosquito control of course!
How to Grow Blueberry Bushes
Blueberry bushes need to be established before you allow them to bear fruit. In the spring, promote root and vegetative maturity by taking out all flower clusters. On the second year, allow a few flower clusters to remain so that you can have some fruit in the third year. In their fourth or fifth year,…Read more →
How NOT to Compost: 16 Ways To Screw It Up - Farming My Backyard
Everyone says compost is so easy, but some of us still manage to screw it up. Here's how NOT to compost, with sixteen proven ways to fail.
Bringing a Barn Cat (or two) to Your Homestead
A barn cat prefers the company of other animals over the company of people. They prefer an independent living setting such as a barn or outbuilding. Barn cats may befriend you over time, but they prefer a life of freedom and mousing, making them the perfect addition to a homestead.
25 Planting Herbs that Attract Bees to Your Garden
Do you have flowers and plants you want the bees to pollinate for you? Here's 25 planting herbs that attract bees into your gardens.
Make Your Raised Organic Garden Beds A Success
Have a fresh and organic garden. Read helpful tips to make your raised organic garden beds a success simply follow these tips to grow a beautiful organic garden.