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How to Keep Deer Out of the Garden (Top 5 Foolproof Methods)

How to keep Bambi away with barriers and natural deer repellents.

Worm Composting: Complete Beginner’s Guide (7 Step Process)

Composting with worms (a.k.a. vermicomposting) is the proverbial win-win situation.

Composting Toilets: What They Are + Top Picks for 2022

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Flushing dozens of gallons of water down your toilets every day can make you think twice about how much you spend on your water bill each month, how much water you are actually using, and how much you may be wasting. If you have ever worried about these things, a composting toilet may be a possible solution. Keep reading to learn about all the different aspects of composting toilets and how they work. What is a Composting Toilet? A composting toilet is typically a waterless system that uses decomposition and evaporation to recycle human waste. It’s not an outhouse or even a port-o-potty, but a physical toilet that can convert solid waste into compost through the composting process. Not only do they compost human waste, but also toilet paper while still remaining odorless. They do this by creating an oxygen-rich environment that enables aerobic bacteria to break down the waste. They can be a great option for just about everyone since they come in different sizes, systems, and tank capacities. Composting toilets are particularly great for tiny homes, cabins, those living off the grid, and many also use them in their RVs. But that’s not all, you can even have… Read more

Winter Growing: Heating Greenhouses

Keep your winter greenhouse productive with these heating and heat-conserving ideas.

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Lily Flowers at Home

Lilies are among the most beautiful and fragrant flowers in the garden. Here’s how and when to plant them.

Planting Garlic: Complete Guide to Growing Garlic This Fall

Tips and techniques for planting garlic cloves in your organic garden.

Tomato Gardening 101: What’s the Best Soil for Tomatoes?

How to plant, grow and harvest the best organic and heirloom tomatoes in your own backyard.

“Complete Guide to Indoor Gardening + Top 3 Smart Gardens”

When the winter blahs set in and your dreaming of fresh greens from your garden, consider growing indoors.

Creeping Thyme Lawn (Pros and Cons and How to Plant)

Here’s how to grow this attractive, drought-resistant herb instead of grass.

Fertilizer Numbers: What They Mean and Why They Matter

Understanding what the numbers on a fertilizer bag mean is as easy as 1-2-3.

Worm Castings Benefits: Why Use This Plant Superfood

The benefits of making and using nature’s best organic compost at home.

6 Early Signs of Bed Bugs (Top Indicators of an Infestation)

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No matter whether you live in a home or an apartment, or what else is going on in your life, realizing that you may have a bed bug infestation is one of the worst things to deal with. These tiny, blood-sucking insects can be a real nuisance for more than one reason! According to a recent study published in Cell Biology, bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) have been around for 100 million years, and have bitten humans for thousands of years. DDT almost eradicated bed bugs, but they have surged back in the last twenty years. No one is sure why, but scientists think pesticide resistance and a large number of travelers from all over the world contribute to the problem. Unfortunately, these little pests can be difficult to get rid of, and that’s why we at Planet Natural have written this complete guide to help you spot the early signs of bed bugs, and know exactly what to do next to get rid of bed bugs effectively. What are Bed Bugs? Bed bugs are insects of the genus Cimex that feed on human blood at night. Their bites can have a variety of negative health impacts, such as skin rashes,… Read more