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Deter garden bugs and beat fungus with these natural mixes.

Did you know that planting two or three icicle radishes by squash plants (and allowing the radishes to flower) will help prevent squash vine borers?

ZUCCHINI’S COMPANION’S 1) Zucchini loves a flower called borage as it chases off the tomato hornworm, plus it attracts bees. 2) Marigolds & nasturtiums are good at repelling beetles and squash bugs, and also attracting bees to your zucchini patch. Add the borage into the nasturtium plan!

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The Easiest Vegetables to Grow

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Mother Nature's Best Fertilizers and Bug Repellents

natural fertilizers and bug repellents

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How to Get Rid of Squash Bugs

How to get rid of squash bugs. Tips for killing squash bugs at each stage of their life cycle. Plus how to make an organic insecticide.

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Save Your Eggshells

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp egg shells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden.

How to get rid of Squash bugs (stink bugs) - we learned from experience, they will kill your squash and melons

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~How To Kill Squash Bugs, Squash Bug Eggs, and Nymphs~

~How To Kill Squash Bugs, Squash Bug Eggs, and Nymphs~ | Reformation Acres

Companion planting-plant these flowers to keep bugs away from your vegetable plants, as well as attract pollinators!