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Finding Neem Oil

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday August 05, 2013   -   By Katie

{Image Credit} Home Depot Last year I shared this post about my great love for zucchini and my complimentary great hatred for squash bugs and vine borers . I also shared about my equally passionate distaste for white powdery mildew and anthracnose . ...

Garden Apps Wish List

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday February 20, 2013   -   By Katie

Wish List Wednesday | Garden Apps (from seed to table!) I’ll be the first to admit that there’s nothing organic or sustainable about apps for your mobile device. At first glance it may seem a little off-center that a website about living...

More on Companion Planting & Beneficial Bugs, Craf...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday July 26, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Evan and I picked rhubarb and asparagus today... so fun! He enjoys being outside helping so much, it is such a blessing. The other day when we were in the front garden hoeing he and Ryan were picking up all the weeds putting them in...

The Squash Bug Capital of Tennessee

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Wednesday July 06, 2011   -   By Terry

After this spring, I've dubbed Crab Orchard, or at least Wild Things Farm the "squash bug capital of Tennessee".  I practice crop rotation every year, but seems like the bugs have a radar or a spy at my computer looking to see where the squash...

Bugs Class, 5K Walk

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Tuesday March 22, 2011   -   By Kay

Our next class is this Saturday at 9:00am.  It is open to all ages and is free. Saturday, March 26: Bugs and More Beneficial Bugs and Garden Pests Bees, Please! Trees and Bushes Grow Food Too There may be some slight modification to this plan,...

Grow Your Own Eggs

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Friday January 07, 2011   -   By Poly

Grow Your Own Eggs For your own taste of the good life, keep a few chickens in your garden. You'll be surprised at how easy it is, and once you’re enjoying your own 'homegrown' fresh eggs, you'll wonder why you didn't do it sooner. Chickens have so...

Colorado Potato Beetle Blues

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Friday June 04, 2010   -   By Terry

Does this insect not have any natural enemies besides humans?  The decision was made that this year the potatoes on the farm would be grown totally organically.   In years past I've always used a little conventional insecticide on...

Luxury Camping? I can't argue any different

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Sunday March 21, 2010   -   By Brian

It seems that each fall the farm house experiences a different plague of insects.  They find their way thru cracks and openings missed by caulking and created by the year’s weather.  We've had repeats don't get me wrong like flies and lady bugs...

Squash Bugs? Help...

Blog: Peaceful Breeze Farm & Alpacas,Inc   -   Sunday October 04, 2009   -   By Robin

Hi Everyone, I need some help with squash bugs that have envaded my garden last year & have come back again,killing my squash. We have a large all natural garden and I am looking for some advise on how to get these squash bugs out, they are grey in...

Annual Invasion

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Saturday August 29, 2009   -   By Chris

This is our second late summer here at our farm and just about now it seems we have an annual invasion!  First, at night one begins to hear chirping.  It begins low, and then builds to a piercing crescendo as the twilight gives way to the summer...

Integrated Pest Management

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Friday June 19, 2009   -   By Megan

Several of you have asked me what integrated pest management is. Basically it is the use of natural predators to manage pests. Our biggest problems are flies and Mosquitos. We use Fly Predators, Praying Mantis, Dung Beetles, and ladybugs to keep the flies...

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I'm happy!

Blog: Greenjeans Farm   -   Monday June 01, 2009   -   By Jeff & Toni

I finally got the rest of the garden in and we’re getting baby peas and new potatoes!  Pot roast for dinner, damn the hot!  I need some fatty meat and veggies!  Jeff put in a new screen door in the kitchen that slams and Squeaks! We have...

Accessing the MSN artticle

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Saturday February 28, 2009   -   By Christine

Once again the MSN article referenced in our blog " Why you should know where your food comes from" is back on the front page of MSN.com. this morning. It is listed in the week in review section and is entitled "You're eating ....What?" I...

Why we should know where our food comes from....

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Thursday February 26, 2009   -   By Christine

  This morning I read an interesting article on MSN.  Apparently a natural substance currently used as a coloring additive in some yogurts, juices, and other products has a rather bizarre origin. The natural coloring used in these products...

Duck Manure

Blog: MamaDuck's Duck Eggs   -   Sunday February 15, 2009   -   By Sara

Manure is not much from one or two ducks, it will fertilize the lawn or place where they live.  But with a larger group of ducks, it does accumulate, then the best thing is to compost the manure in a pile, somewhere it can rot and break down over time,...

I'd rather eat a bug

Blog: Greenjeans Farm   -   Saturday January 03, 2009   -   By Jeff & Toni

From the Wikipedia Encyclopedia: A pesticide is a substance or mixture of substances used to kill a pest . [1] A pesticide may be a chemical substance, biological agent (such as a virus or bacteria), antimicrobial, disinfectant or device...


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