Beneficial Garden Insects For Organic Gardening

beneficial insects

Insects that feed on desirable plants or transmit diseases are often considered pests. But insects are not really pests, they all play their part in the natural balance. Insects also occupy a lot of niches in our gardens and fulfill a great many essential tasks. They pollinate fruits, flowers, and vegetables, while others prey on insects … Read more

Does Lavender Repel Ticks

does lavender repel ticks

Lavender oil has many uses and has been valued by people since ancient times. The Romans used lavender to obtain fragrant bath essences, hence the name of this plant. Lavender is derived from the Latin word “lavare” which means “to wash”. Today the uses of Lavender are many, the young leaves of the plant are … Read more