The main cause of lawn diseases is fungus. You will recognize fungus from the emergence of spots, circles, patches or the presence of different colours like brown, yellow and red on your lawn.
Yes, organic farming can improve soil fertility by maintaining and building a fertile living soil through application of frequent organic matter inputs in the form of green manures, compost and farmyard manure and by adopting cover crops and crop rotations and inter cropping. Integrating crops and animals, reducing overgrazing and facilitate nutrient recycling on the …
Often, there’s a simple fix for a bay tree dropping leaves, here are some common reasons why this occurs such as normal leaf shedding, over watering, underfeeding and cold damage.
Some homemade organic pesticides for vegetable patches include oil spray, baby shampoo spray, garlic spray and red pepper spray.
Always store garden chemicals in their original containers. This is for safety reasons and is a legal requirement. After you have used a garden chemical, make sure that the packaging is tightly closed or sealed to avoid spillage. Store garden chemicals in a safe place, out of the reach of children and pets.
The health benefits of gardening know no age, health condition or gender boundary. Whether you’re single, wheelchair-bound and raising strawberries in a container or have mapped out your garden patch in your yard for corn, tomatoes, green beans and carrots for your family of five; the benefits of vegetable gardening carry more than organic and …
Some natural remedies to get rid of pesky pests include, soapy water, neem oil spray, pyrethrum spray, beer, garlic, pepper spray, herbal water spray, alcohol spray, nicotine and water.
Yes, leaving fallen leaves to decompose does return valuable nutrients to the soil, provides habitat for lots of important and valuable insect species over winter, and acts as a natural mulch. The only way to leave the leaves on your lawn is to chop them finely with a mulching mower or a leaf shredder, or …
The most common house plant poisons include, Azalea, Lillies including Easter Lily, Day lily (Hemerocallis), Tiger lily, Croton (Joseph’s Coat), Daffodils (Narciccus species), Caladium, Dieffenbachia (Dumbcane), Ficus (rubber plants, weeping and variegated fig plants), Philodendron, Monstera (Swiss Cheese Plant), Oleander, Poinsetta, Christmas Cherry and Holly berries.