Raised gardening beds keep vegetables away from contaminated soil, can deter some pests, and are easier on backs and knees—here’s some information about how to make one. | 23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

Raised gardening beds keep vegetables away from contaminated soil, can deter some pests, and are easier on backs and knees--here's some information about how to make one.

this is interesting...planting certain herbs  keep away ticks and other insects

Plants That Keep Ticks Away

9 All Natural Ways to Keep Slugs Out Of Your Garden - So you’ve planted that organic garden and much to your dismay, your plants aren’t thriving and you begin to notice holes in the leaves.  YOU’VE GOT SLUGS!

9 All Natural Ways to Keep Slugs Out Of Your Garden

9 All Natural Ways to Keep Slugs Out Of Your Garden - The Fun Times Guide to Living Green

Check “traps” (1' sections of bamboo/garden hose each morning, dump bugs into a bucket of soapy water. Spread petroleum jelly around the stems of your plants. Earwigs won’t crawl over it. Sprinkling borax around your woodpile (keep pets & children away afterwards). Mix 1 part soy sauce to 1 part olive oil, in a small lidded plastic container with holes punched at the top near the lid for earwigs to get in. Bury it up to the holes. Change the mixture as needed

Earwigs

How to Keep Squirrels Out of Your Garden

Ways to keep those adorably pesky squirrels out of the garden patch! Gonna need to read this for this year! Last year I thought the rabbits would be the concern. The devilish squirrels were to blame for all the garden mishaps!

this the HIBISCUS AND MORE BLOG which icludes the 26 plants that repel mosquitoes as well as other things you can do to keep them out of YOUR yard...really helpful info.

Mosquito Repellent Plants As summer fast approaches, I would like to suggest plants that will repel mosquitoes in your landsc.

If your pets are infested with fleas, tall fleabane might just keep them away!  Erigeron is the family name for a group of plants that flower in spring and summer time. Sporting decidedly daisy like blooms, they can be found in varying colours from white through to vibrant orange. Fleabane is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a low maintenance addition to their garden, as it requires little on-going care

If your pets are infested with fleas, tall fleabane might just keep them away! Erigeron is the family name for a group of plants that flower in spring and summer time. Sporting decidedly daisy like blooms, they can be found in varying colours from white through to vibrant orange. Fleabane is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a low maintenance addition to their garden, as it requires little on-going care

Products That Keep Worms or Bugs Away From Fruit Trees | Garden Guides

Products that keep pests like bugs or worms away from fruit trees range from toxic but effective insecticide sprays that kill the pests to dormant sprays that kill the eggs before they hatch. Still ot.

Plants That Keep Wasps Away

Plants That Keep Wasps Away

Plants that repell Wasps my best friends that repel my worst enemy: mint, woodworm and lemongrass

Six insect repellent plants to grow  includes plants that repel biting insects such as: mosquitoes, gnats, ticks  fleas; and plants that protect other plants from aphids  mites etc.

Mosquito Repellent Plants: 7 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes & Bugs

Six Insect Repellent Plants To Grow – Repel: Mosquitoes, Gnats, Ticks, Fleas & Much More… - SHTF Preparedness

We know that bay leaves are great for flavor, but did you know that you can also use them to keep away bugs? Thanks @Martha Stewart!

Bug-Free Pantry Tip

Bug-Free Pantry Tip --- Keep grain moths at bay. To keep tiny bugs out of your pantry, try taping whole dried bay leaves to the sides and bottoms of your shelves. via Martha Stewart

Hmmm-  So you have bunch of stored food.  What's keeping the mice and rats away?  You DON'T KNOW?  Are you SURE you STILL HAVE that stored food?  Better check and read how to defend against these little buggers.

Protecting Your Preps: How to Keep Rats and Mice Away From Your Stores - Prepared For That

How to attract dragonflies to your garden. Not only are they beautiful but they keep the mosquitoes away. With a little time and care, you can create a water garden that attracts these graceful creatures. Make your dream garden a reality by following these steps.

How to Attract Dragonflies to a Garden

How to attract Dragonflies & Ladybugs to your garden. (Also how to keep released Ladybugs to stay around longer!

9 Natural Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home - the best one on here is 'clean your house regularly' afterall, the spiders are there to eat something and that something is usually insects that will have a population boom without spiders or regular cleaning.

12 Natural Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home

Who knew spiders hated these things! Good to know! 9 Natural Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home

plants that keep flys away! because i HATE flys!!!

Some plants offer a natural way to repel pesky flies from your garden. Flies do not like the fragrant smells of certain plants, and when the plants are in bloom, can discourage flies from coming around.

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