Tag - garden bugs

24 Plants that Repel Insects


Plants have unique natural abilities to emit different chemical substances. With them they repel or attract specific insects. Flowers bring a pretty sight and a pleasant fragrance for us. However, for pests they often pose a life threat. That’s why such plants can perfectly serve as a replacement for the synthetic insecticides, as long as […]

Slug-Free Sanctuary: Strategies to Get Rid of Slugs and Keep Them Away

Woman getting rid of slugs in the garden

Slugs are acclaimed agricultural pests, but it’s a little-known fact that there exists another, more controversial theory. It claims that the sluggish unwanted dwellers attack plants with rotting spots, caused by pathogen sponges, whereas the snails happen to be the surgical doctors, removing the sick matter. You haven’t thought about them in that light, right? […]