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!

Cherry fly, techniques & treatments to avoid it

The bug often called “cherry fruit fly” is a tiny fly that lays eggs on ripening cherries. It’s also called the “cherry maggot”. Generally, this happens end of May or beginning of June, and can last until July.
Cherry fly pinholes on a ripe cherry.

Strawberry tree leaf spot

Also known simply as spot anthracnose, this disease infects strawberry trees. Symptoms are the presence of brown spots with a red or purple
Brown and black spots on strawberry tree leaves and fruits.

Transplant shock, what it is and how to minimize it

Transplant shock is actually a combination of three factors. Upon moving the plant , it undergoes: a form of physical abuse it is reduced in size and it ends up in a new environment. It’s important to know that each of these factors contribute to transplant shock. Let’s take a look at how to lessen […]
Spades and shovels with an uprooted bush to show the consequences of transplant shock.

Photinia black spot disease

Photinia shrubs sometimes contract a disease called Photinia leaf spot or Photinia black spot. Leaves are dotted with black spots that slowly spread
Lead spot on a young red and green photinia leaf.

Fruit flies, how to fight them

Very small flies score the fruits with their ovipositor to deposit their eggs inside. These eggs will hatch inside the fruit, and the larvae will eat
Fruit fly, yellow, on bright green leaf with black background.

Useful animals in the garden

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

Scab, avoiding the disease

Often called apple scab, this fungus is responsible for important damage to this fruit tree, but also to plum trees and pear trees.
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Avoiding and treating powdery mildew

Powdery mildew is a fungus that belongs to the Erysiphaceae family and frequently colonizes certain plants. This mold appears in the form of a light velvety white layer or white spots on leaves, which is what makes it immediately recognizable.
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Tomatoes without diseases

Tomatoes are often infected with fungal diseases (related to mushrooms). A typical gardener’s first reaction is to blast the whole plant with chemicals.
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Organic treatments for your fruit trees

Do you have a garden with fruit trees and you’d like to get a bit more organic? Preserving and protecting nature is getting more and more attractive, most of all for our own dear little children.
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Natural and organic weeding, it works!

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? There are a great many ways today to succeed without using chemical products […]
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Preparing fermented rhubarb tea

A natural pest control solution, fermented rhubarb tea can be used during the entire rhubarb growth phase. It is also possible to keep using the fermented tea after maceration for
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Compost, very useful in the garden

Fashion blip or true eco-friendly solution for your plants and garden? Compost is without a doubt the answer to the trending quest for organic produce
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Treatment against Otiorhynchus larvae

This little larvae, a kind of white worm, is also called “weevil”. It sets up its nest in root crowns of flowers, ornamental plants and vegetables.
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Codling moth, the fruit worm

Codling moth is often called “fruit worm”. It is actually a type of caterpillar that feeds on the fruit’s flesh.
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