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Understanding Natural Pesticides

No matter how careful you are, if you are growing anything, indoors or out, you will eventually have to deal with pests. Since many “organic” growers I …

New Search App Offers Unbiased Results

Nichols Publishing Company, the publishers of Garden & Greenhouse and NUGL have entered a partnership that offers a new technology to the greenhouse and …

Natural and Organic Pest Control

Poison-Free Pest Control for Organic Gardening Aphids, scale insects and other pests are a threat to any farm or garden and pose an even greater problem for …

Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – Guard ‘n Spray

There is nothing quite as disheartening to a gardener as contracting a pest insect or a pathogenic fungi problem. A pest insect infestation or pathogenic fungi …

Eliminating Spider Mites from Houseplants

To a spider mite, the leaf of a medium-size houseplant must seem as vast as the state of California. These eight-legged critters—cousins of ordinary spiders …

Eliminating Aphids from Orchids

Most plant pests are shy creatures who prefer to lurk in dim crannies where they can’t be easily detected, but not aphids. These bold, gregarious insects …

How Pesticides Affect Soil Microbes

There is a symbiotic relationship between microbes and plant life in a natural soil environment. Plants like grass, trees and food crops depend on …

Garden & Greenhouse Cover Story – Organic Control’s (Orcon) Nematodes for Pesticide Free Fungus Gnat Control

Fungus gnats are arguably one of the most annoying pest insects in an indoor garden or greenhouse. One reason they are so annoying is because fungus gnats are …

Pesticide Use Guidelines for Orchids

Despite all of our efforts to keep our collections clean, tidy and pest-free, there simply will come a time when we’re forced to pull out the “big guns” …

Preventing Pest Infestations in a Greenhouse

The spring season brings new beginnings for plant growth. The landscape becomes green again and multitudes of colors and fragrances fill the air as flowers …