29 Jun '11, 4pm

Organic Garden Pest Control -- What Works, and What Doesn't?

Organic Garden Pest Control -- What Works, and What Doesn't?

Photo Credit: cbede , Flickr Creative Commons Attribution License . If you're using organic methods in your garden (and I'm sure you are!) you've probably heard several different recommendations for getting rid of pests like slugs, aphids, and tomato hornworms. Some of these methods work perfectly, and others are just a waste of time. Mother Earth News recently published an article about organic methods for controlling the top 12 most annoying garden pests (as rated by their readers.) They looked at several control methods for each pest, and surveyed their readers as well as horticultural experts to determine which ones actually work. Pests covered in the article include: Slugs Squash bugs Aphids Cabbage worms Squash vine borers Japanese beetles Tomato hornworms Cutworms Grasshoppers Cucumber beetles Corn earworms Whitefly The best part of the article may be the concise li...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/organic_garden_pe...

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