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Use Neem Oil for Insect Pest Control – It’ll Beat the Bugs

Use Neem Oil for Insect Pest Control – It’ll Beat the Bugs

Follow @katzenstein1   The Neem tree (Azadirachta indica), is native to India and over millennia its oil has acquired a multitude of uses. Neem oil is claimed to be: a natural insect repellent,  a safe pesticide, a fertiliser,  a skin care ingredient,  a contraceptive,  and a medicine with hundreds of different uses. In recent times it has become increasingly popular in Western countries. Among its many users are organic gardeners, who use neem oil for insect pest control. How Neem Oil Works for Insect Pest…

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Stop Tomato Pests’ Attack Now: Be Prepared For the Psyllid Invasion!

Stop Tomato Pests’ Attack Now: Be Prepared For the Psyllid Invasion!

  My tomatoes were a disaster last summer. Tomato pests ruined them. It normally doesn’t take much to get rid of insect pests and keep the plants healthy. But tomato/potato psyllids aren’t your normal, run-of the-mill pests like aphids. Oh no, these insects are killers – tomato and potato plant killers. We all want healthy, trouble-free plants that carry loads of well-formed, tasty tomatoes. That’s the home gardener’s dream. But, based on my recent experience, I know that this dream requires some determined input…

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