Treating diseases and pests

Plants in the garden rarely look as pristine as the images on labels from the stores we purchased them. Actually, even the pictures we showcase on this website sometimes feel like thousand-to-one occurrences! But fear not! Even you can grow sumptuous splendid flowers and scrumptious juicy flawless fruits with proper treatments against parasites, pests and diseases. And all of these are perfectly organic and natural, too!

Protect your garden from these 3 pests

Les articles récents

Spades and shovels with an uprooted bush to show the consequences of transplant shock.

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

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Sparrow on branch with bright green leaves

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

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Scab, everything you need to know about it

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

A fungal disease that strikes terror in the heart of orchards, scab can be… Read more

Compost, very useful in the garden

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

Fashion blip or true eco-friendly solution for your plants and garden? Compost is without… Read more

Aphids, how to get rid of them?

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Peach leaf curl, how to treat it?

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

Peach leaf curl symptoms are waffled reddish leaves appearing on the peach tree. Preventive… Read more

Garlic decoction, technique and timing

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

Garlic decoctions are an excellent solution to treat most diseases and fungus that impact… Read more

Scale insects – techniques and organic treatments to avoid them

Treating diseases and pests

2 comments

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

Russian olive tree branch with flowers that will turn into fruits to spread and invade more territory

Russian olive tree, an invasive species in America

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

The Russian Olive tree, as opposed to the native American silverberry, is considered a… Read more

Black spots on maple leaves, treatment

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Sycamore lace bug, organic treatments to control it

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

The sycamore lace bug can potentially devastate all plane trees. It is actually a… Read more

Ladybug, the assistant gardener

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Treatment against Otiorhynchus larvae

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Useful animals in the garden

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Effective organic ant repellant

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Erineum mite, a microscopic spider causes blisters on grapevine leaves

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Strawberry tree leaf spot

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Natural and organic weeding, it works!

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Magic potions for fertilizer and to treat plants

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Compost, all you need to know on composting waste

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Boxwood tree moth, techniques and treatments to avoid and treat these parasites

Treating diseases and pests

2 comments

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

Oak processionary, treatment for this caterpillar

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Organic treatments for your fruit trees

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Red spider mite, what is the best treatment ?

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Build your own apartment composting unit, tips and tricks

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Green manure, give it a thought!

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Rust, Techniques and treatments to avoid it

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Bordeaux mixture, an effective treatment

Treating diseases and pests

No comments yet

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

Fruit flies, how to fight them

Fruit trees

No comments yet

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