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

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

Ladybug, the assistant gardener

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The Good Lord’s beetle is a incredible bug that feeds on aphids. It is… Read more

Treatment: Otiorhynchus larvae

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This little larvae, a kind of white worm, is also called “weevil”. It sets… Read more

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

Effective organic ant repellant

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Although they aren’t directly pests for plants and for humans, ants can quickly turn… Read more

Erineum mite: microscopic spider causes blisters on grapevine leaves

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Erineum gall is a disease that is often encountered on trees, but the grape… Read more

Rose tree diseases and how to treat them

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Roses are most certainly among the most beautiful flower-bearing shrubs, but they are also… Read more

Strawberry tree leaf spot

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Also known as Didymosporium arbuticola Zeller, this disease infects strawberry trees. Symptoms are the… Read more

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

Magic potions for fertilizer and to treat plants

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Prepare your own magic potions! Infusions, decoctions, fermented tea… take advantage of natural plant… Read more

Boxwood tree moths: techniques and treatments to avoid and treat these parasites

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The Boxwood tree moth, Cydalima perspectalis, is an insect of the Crambidae family in… Read more

Compost: all you need to know on composting waste

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Making your own compost is a practice that helps the environment through recycling waste. Read more

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

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

Red spider mites: 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

Scale insects: techniques and organic treatments to avoid them

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Mealybugs are part of the scale insect family and are among the most common… Read more

Build your own apartment composting unit: tips and tricks

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You live the urban life in an apartment but would nonetheless love to make… Read more

Green manure, give it a thought!

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It protects the ground from weeds and enriches the soil with nitrogen and humus:… Read more

Rust: Techniques and treatments to avoid it.

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Even though the number of fungal diseases called “rust” is very high, they almost… Read more

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

Bordeaux mixture: an effective treatment

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Bordeaux mixture is an effective fungus treatment authorized for use in organic farming. Read more

Fruit flies: how to fight them

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

Nasturtiums vs. Aphids

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Whether in the vegetable patch, around fruit trees or near rose trees, Read more

Allium leaf-mining fly: techniques and treatments to avoid and cure the disease

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Appearing in eastern France in 2003, allium leaf-mining flies have continuously spread West and… Read more

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

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

Organic treatments: most common fermented teas

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Fermented tea is an effective and environment-friendly resource to fight most insects, pests and… Read more

Tomatoes without diseases

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

Whiteflies: Techniques and organic treatments to avoid them

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Whiteflies are tiny insects that can attack all kinds of plants, particularly: hibiscus, geraniums,… Read more