Treating diseases and pests

Plants in the garden rarely look as pristine as the images on labels from  stores or websites. All these treatments are perfectly organic and natural!

Attract animals to the garden

In these days of sustainable development and environmental protection, attracting animal and insect life in your garden is a necessity.
A deluxe insect hotel with holes, nooks and crannies for insects.

Black soap, great for garden pest control – fully natural, too!

If you are a fan of natural and environmentally-friendly detergents and cosmetics products, you probably already came across black soap to maintain your home. But did you know that black soap is also very useful in the garden as an insecticide and fungicide? We will explain its different uses and dosages. What is black soap […]
Use black soap in the garden

Magic potions from plants… for plants!

Prepare your own magic potions! Infusions, decoctions, fermented tea… take advantage of natural plant properties to easily prepare organic fertilizer and treatments at a very low price.
Potions with plants on a bench, fertilizers and treatments

Xylella fastidiosa, dreaded olive killer. Here’s how you can protect your tree.

Olive tree blight is a merciless killer. Protect your orchard against Xylella fastidiosa. Key facts Botanical name – Xylella fastidiosa Common name – Olive quick decline syndrome (OQDS), Pierce’s disease, Olive tree blight Family – Xanthomonadaceae Sub-species – fastidiosa, multiplex, pauca and sandyi Type – Bacterial disease Symptoms – leaf scorch, chlorosis, stunting, twig desiccation […]
Olive tree killing bacteria, xylella fastidiosa

Bean blight, 7 diseases that cause spots and wilting on beans

Beans are a favorite in the veggie patch, and not only for us! Many types of bean blight exist, caused by fungus, viruses, mites and bacteria. They infect bean plants and trigger brown or yellow spots,wilt, and other issues on bean leaves, bean pods and vines. Here are the main culprits responsible for bean blight.
Bean blight

Holes in the garden… and in veggies? It’s the vole!

Even if you try your best to be an animal lover, voles still tend to get on your nerves. This short-lived rodent has the annoying habit of turning the ground in your vegetable garden into a vast network of tunnels. And to make matters worse,
Vole, rodent

Aphids, how to get rid of them?

Aphids are fearsome insects that attack leaves and feed on plant sap. There are natural ways to treat against them. Leaves curl up and become sticky.

Invasive bindweed, here is how to get rid of it. Most of all, don’t just pull!

Like quackgrass, field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) and hedge bindweed (Calystegia sepium) belong to this category of weeds that are hard to get rid of. Vigorous and fast-growing, bindweed winds and twines around plant stems, climbs up fences, creeps along the ground in vegetable gardens… And it teases the gardener with its pure white or pink […]
Bindweed, how to get rid of it

Natural and organic weeding, which of these methods work for you?

Weeding has always been the starting point of many questions. How can undesired growth be removed without polluting the Earth and our environment? Can we weed naturally and efficiently, without using noxious herbicides that would seep into our plants and our bodies?
Natural weeding techniques

Preventing damping off: How to save your seedlings

With immense pride, you’ve sown seeds for either a veggie patch or a showy garden. A steady shower of water brings forth the first timid shoots. But –wait– those young sprouts don’t look so good! They’re feeble, soft… probably suffering from damping off!
Damping off

Leek moth identification and control

Leek is fairly susceptible to pest attacks. The leek moth is clearly one of its main enemies! Here’s how to identify Acrolepiopsis assectella  and fight it better.
Leek moth
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