With the growing evidence that chemical pesticides are harmful to human health, many gardeners are looking for safe, effective solutions for pest control. Most problem pests can be controlled naturally, eliminating the need for toxic pesticides or harmful chemicals. Here we provide the information – and experience – you need to maintain a beautiful, chemical-free yard and garden that’s healthy for you, your family and the environment.
Not all insects are pests. In fact, there are a great many good bugs for your garden. Learn about them here.
Here's several garden invaders that you may encounter. Click on each picture for a description and how to get rid of them.
Many homeowners today are growing leery of the harmful effects of chemical sprays and are turning to safer, least-toxic solutions.
Seeing bugs devouring the plants we’ve tended carefully for months uncorks our impulse to annihilate the vermin.
Attracting or importing "the good bugs" into your yard or garden is a great way to reduce the number of insect pests.
How to properly use beneficial insects to control garden pests.
How lack of water, poor soil and other plant stresses make your garden vulnerable to pests and disease.
Cities, counties and states take on dangerous pesticides. Why doesn't Congress take a hint?
Pesticide manufacturer Bayer attacks study, then backs down.
Yes, it is possible to get rid of dandelions without using toxic sprays. Here's how.
World Health Organization review of pesticide used on GMOs attacked.
New glyphosate review finds it a probable cause of lymphoma, chromosome damage.