Pest & Weed Control

Pest & Weed Control

One of the difficult parts of maintaining a garden is pest and weed control. Unless you have a lot of great luck on your side, you could be dealing with all sorts of pests and weeds throughout the gardening season. On this page, you can find resources for dealing with common garden pests and weeds. It’s important to identify these problems as soon as possible before they become something beyond your control. Our most important tip for dealing with these problems is prevention. If it’s already beyond that point then there are a variety of home remedies you could use to deal with the infestations. We specifically look at methods that are natural and organic. The use of chemical pesticide is something we do not promote as it does as great deal of damage to the surrounding environment. You can check out our latest posts on pest and weed maintenance by following our archives. Otherwise, here is a list of great resources on common pests and weeds. Please feel free to contact us if you have any additional tips and information you would like to add to our resources page.

Common Garden Pests

Gnats & Fruit Flies
In this article, we learn some great tips on getting rid of gnats and fruit flies. These solutions can work for both indoor and outdoor infestations.

Grasshoppers
Grasshoppers can be quite destructive for your vegetable crops. Check out these 4 effective methods to get rid of grasshoppers.

Groundhogs
Groundhogs can cause all sort of problems in the garden, especially by destabilizing the ground soil. Check out these methods to deter groundhogs from your garden.

Slugs & Snails
Slugs and snails may appear somewhat harmless but an infestation could cause a great deal of damage to your garden plants. Try these tips to keep these pests away.

Ants
The last thing you want in your backyard is an ant infestation, which can be very hard to get rid of. Try these natural remedies to keep the ants away.

Cats
Neighborhood cats roaming your garden? Make your garden a place that cats don’t like by trying the highlighted methods.

Cabbage Worms
Like many caterpillars, cabbage worms can deal a great amount of damage to the leaves of crops like cauliflower and cabbages. Get rid of these unwanted visitors now.

Common Garden Weeds

Weeds & Grass
Certain weeds and grass species can be problematic, especially if they take away all the important nutrients and water. Try out these methods to prevent grass and weed from growing on your garden bed.

Wild Mushrooms
Wild mushrooms may appear enticing but can be potentially dangerous to your children and pets. Learn why they appear and how you can get rid of them using home remedies.

Other Household Pests

Bed Bugs
Bed bugs are one of the worst pests to deal with. Check out our guide to learn how to identify these blood-sucking pests and remedies for removing them.

Mosquitoes
Whether its at home or in the backyard, there are methods you can use on your own to get rid of those pesky mosquitoes.