Organic Pesticides Articles

  • Natural Bonsai Insecticide

    In Zen Buddhism where the practice originated, the art form of bonsai creation wove themes…

    Last Updated: Sep 29, 2010 | Views: 11219

  • Pepper Spray for Insects in the Garden

    Pepper sprays used to repel and kill insects contain the active ingredient capsaicin, the chemical…

    Last Updated: Sep 28, 2010 | Views: 13117

  • Garden Insect Spray With Spinosad

    Spinosad is a safe and effective pesticide when used as directed. It is used to…

    Last Updated: Sep 28, 2010 | Views: 8756

  • Milky Spore Treatment

    Milky spore, or milky spore disease, is a bacteria applied to lawns as an organic…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 6695

  • Safety for Spraying Sulfur on Apple Trees

    Sulfur spray is one of the oldest known pesticides and is used most often by…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 6933

  • When to Put Nematodes on Lawns in Connecticut

    Early to mid-May is the best time to apply beneficial nematodes to Connecticut lawns, according…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 3880

  • Lime Sulfur Spray for Apple Trees

    A number of fungi are known to infest and damage apple trees. Harsh chemicals are…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 8622

  • Lawn Grubs Treatment

    White grubs are the larvae of various species of scarab beetles, and cause lawns to…

    Last Updated: Aug 17, 2010 | Views: 4947

  • Dormant Spray for Fruit Trees

    Dormant oils are horticultural oils used to control overwintering insects, such as aphids and mites,…

    Last Updated: Aug 12, 2010 | Views: 7069

  • Lantana Plant As a Pesticide

    The herbaceous flower lantana is a native of the Americas and has become a garden…

    Last Updated: Aug 11, 2010 | Views: 7019

  • Pepper as an Organic Garden Pest Control

    Harmful insect pests like mites, aphids and whiteflies can do a lot of damage to…

    Last Updated: Aug 2, 2010 | Views: 5342

  • Organic Spray for Fruit Trees

    To ensure a large, healthy harvest from your fruit trees, you must give them a…

    Last Updated: Aug 1, 2010 | Views: 6075

  • What is a Fern Tree?

    Fern trees, also called tree ferns, are actually ferns that have treelike trunks. The base…

    Last Updated: Jul 28, 2010 | Views: 3940

  • Will Milky Spores Harm Nematodes?

    The bacterium Bacillus popillae produces milky spores, which are used to control the population of…

    Last Updated: Jul 26, 2010 | Views: 3953

  • Organic Grub Control for Vegetable Gardens

    Most organic grub control for vegetable gardens is done through biological controls. Anything from chickens…

    Last Updated: Jul 25, 2010 | Views: 7705

  • Lawn Care Grub Removal

    Grubs are the larvae of different beetles including the Japanese beetle, European chafer and oriental…

    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010 | Views: 3917

  • How Often Should You Apply Neem to a Vegetable Garden?

    Apply neem oil to vegetable garden foliage every seven to 14 days. Spray neem oil…

    Last Updated: Jul 19, 2010 | Views: 4988

  • What Pesticide Is Good for Tomato Plants?

    EdibleContainerGardening.com recommends using a safe, non-toxic insecticidal soap to kill and repel garden pests. The…

    Last Updated: Jul 19, 2010 | Views: 3907

  • Gardening & Neem Oil

    Neem is a botanical insecticide extracted from the Neem tree (Azadirachta indicda), which is native…

    Last Updated: Jul 18, 2010 | Views: 4602

  • Does Neem Work on Colorado Potato Beetles?

    Neem oil is effective against the young Colorado potato beetle larvae, but it is less…

    Last Updated: Jul 18, 2010 | Views: 3910