Bay leaf is a common spice, but what’s the best way to use it, and what does it do? We’ll cover uses for food, medicine, and pest control. Once you’re done reading, you may want to buy in bulk, or grow your own plant.
Lavender plants make a great drought tolerant addition to gardens, plus the flower spikes attract pollinators and ward off insect pests. We share tips to help your plants thrive, and some of my favorite lavender uses.
Creating a healthy garden doesn’t just mean eliminating bad bugs – you also want to welcome good bugs. These “good bugs” are also known as beneficial insects. We’ll talk about what beneficial insects do in the garden, common species, host plants and tips for attracting “good bugs” to your garden.
If you build it, mice will come. Sooner or later, you’ll probably need to get rid of mice or rats. Fall is prime time for an increase in mice in your house, as they look for winter protection, but mice and rats can move in at any time. While small, mice and rats can cause big…
If you have pets, at some point you’ll likely have fleas. Most commercial flea treatments are toxic and expensive. We’ll discuss how fleas affect pets and people, the flea life cycle, and how to use non-toxic methods to get rid of fleas.