Put a worm tower in your garden. Essentially a worm tower is an in-garden worm farm that allows the worms and their nutrients to interact directly with the surrounding garden bed. It consists of a vertical pipe, placed half-submerged in a garden bed, with holes drilled in it.you
ANTS ON PLANTS Look for columns of ants marching up/down stems of your plants. Many species/ants are “dairy farmers” whose “cows” are aphids, scale, or mealy bugs. These ants carry the scale insects to your plants, place them carefully, and tend and protect them. The ants eat the honeydew excreted by scale insects or aphids. If ants are involved you’ll have to control the ants in order to completely conquer the sooty mold problem. If you find ants, control them by putting a sticky band of
Fly repellent - pinner said "I had to repin this again for you to see. YES IT WORKS! Oh my, it looks hokie but our temps have been upper 90's and no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure."