Get Rid of Armyworms Fast

HOW TO CONTROL FALL ARMYWORMS Nowadays, people are opting to have smaller portions for their gardens because they are so caught up in their daily life and have very less time for managing and preventing a bigger garden from pests. In fact, even having a smaller area, you may wake up in the morning and see your whole garden gone, thank the infamous fall armyworms. Fall armyworms are the larvae of a small brownish-gray moth. They become at least an inch long when fully grown up. Some sign of armyworms is yellow/brown grass that lawn owners mistakenly think is due to lack of sunlight or lack of water. In fact, armyworms are actually eating the grass and destroying plants of its nutrition. These larvae eat a variety of crops as well as grasses. They start causing destruction when gray moth lay their eggs on the grass in springtime. Once the…

Garden Bug Spray

As an avid gardener with wonderful summer tomatoes, or a fragrant herb garden growing in your kitchen window, a garden bug spray is always a necessity. Sometimes all you have are a few Japanese Beetles searching for something delicious to eat, and they believe the goodies are the ones that you planted, of course. Other times, you walk out to your garden and it seems, overnight, you have an infestation of aphids. A good garden bug spray is something you are going to need in your arsenal of defense against these pests. Japanese Beetles, in their native habitat, Japan, are not destructive because they are controlled by natural enemies. Here in the U.S. they are extremely destructive. If you have already encountered these guys in your rose bushes or on your grape vines, you know this to be true. They destroy the plant by eating the plant material between the…

Organic Pesticide

Using organic pesticide to keep pesky bugs away from your home and plants is a good idea for those who are interested in saving the environment and making our world a greener place.  Many people are turning to this method of bug removal because they are tired of all of the effects that could be possible from synthetic chemicals. Green pest control is the way some people prefer to handle pest control. One major reason for this use is human consumption. It makes sense to apply a natural deterrent to something that is going to be consumed by yourself, or your loved ones. There are many types of fruits and vegetables that absorb more chemicals and residues on their skins, and within their layers than others. It is important to know which vegetables these, especially if you are a gardener. For example, the following fruits and vegetables may actually even…

Garden Bug Control

Garden bug control is probably among the top do it yourself pest control projects you have. Whether you have a prize winning garden, or are just wanting to enjoy some home grown produce, you will soon learn that there are predators in your garden. There are little bugs that want to enjoy what you have planted and grown long before you do. Garden bug control doesn't have to seem like a daunting task, or one you need to hire a professional for. There are many products on the market that will fit your needs. You also have a choice to use a synthetic pesticide or insecticide, or an earth friendly insecticide or pesticide. People who choose to use the latter form may have concerns with their kids coming in contact with it, or the family dog running through a freshly applied pest control product. Many people have an assumption when…

Household Insecticides

There are recent statistics that show at least 75 percent of the households today use some form of household insecticides.  Many of these are used indoors as we are killing ants, cockroaches, mosquitoes, fleas, bedbugs, and a variety of other unwelcome pests that have broken into our homes, so to speak. Lawn pest control is our first line of defense against the unwanted pests. Household insecticides are designed to rid your home of definite unwanted and unwelcome insects and pests.  There are a multitude of different combinations of insecticides available in almost any retail store you would normally shop in today, as well as online stores and at your local pest control supply store.  Depending what type of infestation you have and how large will determine what type of insecticide you need to purchase, so truly, research is a crucial first step.  Determine how large your infestation is and what types…

Organic Sprays

There is a wide variety of options when you are trying to choose the best type of organic spray. Aphids are small insects that feed off of the juices of plants. They can cause a great deal of damage to plants, especially if they are present in large numbers. The term aphid refers to a category of insect, and encompasses thousands of species of bugs. If an insect falls within the characteristics of this kind of bug, then it can be considered an aphid. In conventional gardening and farming, aphids are usually dealt with by using a pesticide. The spray kills the aphids, but also may penetrate the plant and cause toxins to be released inside and throughout the plant. So, whoever consumes the plant receives those toxins as well. Many livestock consume plants, but so do people as well. People also consume the livestock who consume the plants. Pesticides…