Bird vs. Bush – can there be too many birds?

Bird vs. Bush – can there be too many birds?

Treating diseases and pests

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Silverberry is quite a resilient shrub, but there are cases when something as innocuous… Read more

Aphids, how to get rid of them?

Aphids, how to get rid of them?

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Aphids are fearsome insects that attack leaves and feed on plant sap. Leaves curl… Read more

Fermented horsetail tea, for the orchard and the vegetable patch

Fermented horsetail tea, for the orchard and the vegetable patch

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Fermented horsetail tea is an effective fungicide that helps avoid most fruit tree and… Read more

Sooty mold, techniques and organic treatments to avoid it

Sooty mold, techniques and organic treatments to avoid it

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When leaves are covered with a blackish substance, similar to black soot that would… Read more

Red spider mite, what is the best treatment ?

Red spider mite, what is the best treatment ?

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Red spider mite is a minuscule mite of the Tetranychidae family that attacks garden… Read more

Scab, avoiding the disease

Scab, avoiding the disease

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Often called apple scab, this fungus is responsible for important damage to this fruit… Read more

Fermented comfrey tea, an excellent fertilizer

Fermented comfrey tea, an excellent fertilizer

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Organic gardeners favor it above all others: fermented comfrey tea is one of the… Read more

Fruit flies, how to fight them

Fruit flies, how to fight them

Fruit trees

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Very small flies score the fruits with their ovipositor to deposit their eggs inside.… Read more

Avoiding and treating powdery mildew

Avoiding and treating powdery mildew

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Powdery mildew is a fungus that belongs to the Erysiphaceae family and frequently colonizes… Read more

Oak processionary, treatment for this caterpillar

Oak processionary, treatment for this caterpillar

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This well-known oak tree parasite is a caterpillar that devours the leaves, until it… Read more

Tomato blight, effective treatments against downy mildew

Tomato blight, effective treatments against downy mildew

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Tomato blight is one of the most devastating diseases because downy mildew spreads extremely… Read more

Tomato pinworm, techniques and treatments to avoid and cure the disease

Tomato pinworm, techniques and treatments to avoid and cure the disease

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Tomato pinworms are native to South America, and appeared in France in 2009 in… Read more

Transplant shock, what it is and how can you minimize it

Transplant shock, what it is and how can you minimize it

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Transplant shock is actually a combination of three factors. The plant undergoes a certain… Read more

Tomatoes without diseases

Tomatoes without diseases

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Tomatoes are often infected with fungal diseases (related to mushrooms). A typical gardener’s first… Read more

Organic treatments for your fruit trees

Organic treatments for your fruit trees

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Do you have a garden with fruit trees and you’d like to get a… Read more

Caterpillars, techniques and organic treatments to avoid them

Caterpillars, techniques and organic treatments to avoid them

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Caterpillars are butterfly larvae that come in many different shapes, colors and sizes, but… Read more

Natural and organic weeding, it works!

Natural and organic weeding, it works!

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Weeding has always been the starting point of many questions: how can undesired growth… Read more

Useful animals in the garden

Useful animals in the garden

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In these days of sustainable development and environmental protection, supporting animal and insect life… Read more

Preparing fermented rhubarb tea

Preparing fermented rhubarb tea

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A natural pest control solution, fermented rhubarb tea can be used during the entire… Read more

Black spots on maple leaves, treatment

Black spots on maple leaves, treatment

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This fungus impacts the leaves of the tree and forms black spots on the… Read more