(888) 784-1722
organic gardening / pesky insect solutions
Pesky Insect Solutions
June 2, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
Applying Organic Pesticides Effectively We all want our gardens to be as healthful as possible, both for our families and for Mother Nature. So when bugs attack and you reach for your organic pesticides, it is important to apply them when and… read more»
April 23, 2015 - Kurtis at Peaceful Valley
March 11, 2015 - Peaceful Valley
Worms In Your Apples? It is such a satisfying experience to reach up into an apple tree and pluck a shiny apple from a branch.  Should you take a big, juicy bite and see that the remaining apple in your hand has brown yuck… read more»
October 24, 2014 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
Controlling Aphid Populations In our latest video,Getting Rid of Aphids, Tricia introduces us to several methods of getting rid of aphids. Some of these methods include cultural control, biological control, non-chemical control and… read more»
October 24, 2014 - Peaceful Valley
August 8, 2014 - Peaceful Valley
Spend This Summer WITHOUT Mosquitoes and Flies Vampire movies are popular, but most people don’t want their blood sucked by mosquitoes. They don’t want flies biting them, either, or landing on platters of food. Get rid of those pesky insects,… read more»
August 5, 2014 - Meredith Cherry
What’s bugging you? The true bugs of the insect world You might already know that spiders and millipedes are not insects.  But did you know that not all insects are bugs? True bugs belong to the order of insects called Hemiptera, and they are distinguished… read more»
July 18, 2014 - Stephanie Brown
July 17, 2014 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
Grasshoppers – Food or Foe Grasshoppers are common residents to rangelands and undisturbed fields, and populations are usually kept in check. However, some years the populations may build, especially after a wet spring, and then… read more»
July 14, 2014 - Meredith Cherry
Neem: An Ancient Solution for  Home and Garden The neem tree has been used for centuries in India for its many benefits to people and plants.  The fresh flowers, leaves, bark and twigs all have been used for food and medicine, but the most important… read more»
July 9, 2014 - Stephanie Brown
July 8, 2014 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
More Pesky Tomato Pests Summer is time for our beloved tomato plants to yield the beautiful fruits of our labor. Bright red, yellow, rainbow or green fruits hang on the vine between green leaves waiting for the perfect time for… read more»
September 24, 2013 - GrowOrganic
September 23, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Keep ants out of the house In our new video, Tricia shows a variety of ways to deal with ants that are coming into your house—and pesticides are the last resort. Here’s how to keep ants out of your house, without using… read more»
August 21, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Wasps—what they are and how to get them out of your garden “Social wasps” sound like party crashers, don’t they? The partying gang includes hornets and the paper wasps, along with yellowjackets. Did you know that a yellowjacket is actually a… read more»
August 6, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Healthy bee hive—how to control varroa mites Varroa mites are out to get the bees in your hive. A horrible (and relatively new) problem in the apian world, varroa mites can wipe out a hive in one season. How to control varroa mites In our new video… read more»
June 20, 2013 - GrowOrganic
August 17, 2012 - GrowOrganic
July 5, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
The garden year with Integrated Pest Management [IPM] With Integrated Pest Management or IPM, pest control does not  mean waiting until June and then grabbing the most toxic spray around to wipe out the summer pests in your garden. You’d probably… read more»
July 5, 2012 - GrowOrganic

« Previous entries