Month: March 2009

How To Attract More Beneficial Animals Into Your Garden

Some animals do you a favour when it comes to removing bugs and pests from your garden. Here’s a list of those beneficial animals and how to attract them. If you’re wondering how each one of them is helping you out in the garden take a look at this post on beneficial animals. Birds Photo

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Month: March 2009

Let Your Garden Debug Itself

It’s annoying to have your vegetables eaten up by bugs. Luckily it’s possible to get help from other insects, because they’ll attack those harmful bugs and eat them or feed them to their young. Some plants naturally attract these beneficial insects and some even attract several helpful insects to your garden. In the table below

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Month: March 2009

22 Tips on Growing Your Own Food

Photo by mckaysavage. Write your own garden calender on when to do what and print it out and put it on the wall to be more effective at growing food Write a garden journal to learn more effectively from your experiences Purchase an extra 5 kg kitchen scale and a notebook to find out how

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Month: March 2009

Month: March 2009

Month: March 2009

The Natural Way To Reduce Pests In Your Garden

Photo by KirrilyRobert. Some plants will naturally attract a certain kind of insect. Other plants will deter insects. You can use these relationships between insects and plants to build a natural defence around your crops. Take a look at the table below. If we look at growing cucumbers as an example we find radish in

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Month: March 2009

Rescue Your Crops From Caterpillars

If you find caterpillars on your vegetables that look like these you’re most likely dealing with the Large White butterfly: Photo by Lazarus Churchyard. It’s a quite common butterfly in Europe but pay attention if you see any of these hovering around your precious rows of radish or cole crops: Photo by jpockele. Colourful flowers

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Month: March 2009

Month: March 2009