Category: Pests

Pest Control – Aphids

As things started to get warm this summer (i.e. late June), we got some major aphid infestations.  I didn’t catch it right away and it was pretty bad on my cabbage. I used an organic spray called EcoSMART which contains Rosemary Oil, Peppermint Oil, Thyme Oil, and Clove Oil.  It doesn’t smell very bad.  They…

Pest Control – Snails and Slugs

These slow-moving creatures seem harmless but when you see the large holes in your leaves, or slugs nestling in the base of your plants, you’ll want these guys out of there.  Note that for all pest control, we use only organic methods. Beer!  Yes, this works well.  Simply get a large bowl, pour in the…