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Pest Control

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.

Beneficial Insects 101

Pest Control

Not all insects are pests. In fact, there are a great many good bugs for your garden. Learn about them here.

Garden Pests

Pest Problem Solver

Here's several garden invaders that you may encounter. Click on each picture for a description and how to get rid of them.

Plant Diseases

Pest Problem Solver

This page will help identify some of the more common plant diseases and provides remedies for treating them.

Household Pests

Pest Problem Solver

Many homeowners today are growing leery of the harmful effects of chemical sprays and are turning to safer, least-toxic solutions.

Organic Pest Control for Home & Garden

Video Channel

Seeing bugs devouring the plants we’ve tended carefully for months uncorks our impulse to annihilate the vermin.

Indoor Plant Pests

Pest Problem Solver

Learn how to get rid of many indoor plant problems here. We offer pictures, descriptions and proven, organic techniques.

Beneficial Insects

Good Bugs in Your Garden

Beneficial Insects

Attracting or importing "the good bugs" into your yard or garden is a great way to reduce the number of insect pests.

Beneficial Insects for Pest Control

Beneficial Insects

How to properly use beneficial insects to control garden pests.

What Do Ladybugs Eat?

Beneficial Insects

You may be wondering "what do ladybugs eat?" Ladybugs feed one a wide variety of small insects and insect eggs. ...

Bugs & Thugs

How to Do Crop Rotations in Your Home Garden in Four Steps

Bugs & Thugs

Rotate crops to control disease, weeds, and pests while boosting soil quality.

What Do Ladybugs Eat?

Beneficial Insects

You may be wondering "what do ladybugs eat?" Ladybugs feed one a wide variety of small insects and insect eggs. ...

Natural Born Pest Killers

Bugs & Thugs

The best pest controls are the safest. Here's how to stop bugs without harmful chemicals.

Pesticides

Neem Oil for Plants: How and When to Use It on Plants

Pest Control

How to use neem oil and its extracts to stop most insect pests organically.

What Do Ladybugs Eat?

Beneficial Insects

You may be wondering "what do ladybugs eat?" Ladybugs feed one a wide variety of small insects and insect eggs. ...

Local Governments Seek To Ban Pesticides, Herbicides

Community

Cities, counties and states take on dangerous pesticides. Why doesn't Congress take a hint?

Weeds

How to Get Rid of Dandelions (Tried and Tested Methods)

Healthy Lawns

Yes, it is possible to get rid of dandelions without using toxic sprays. Here's how.

What Do Ladybugs Eat?

Beneficial Insects

You may be wondering "what do ladybugs eat?" Ladybugs feed one a wide variety of small insects and insect eggs. ...

Roundup Linked To Cancer, Monsanto Throws Hissy-Fit

Environment

World Health Organization review of pesticide used on GMOs attacked.