It’s spring, and we’re ready at The Dirt on Organic Gardening!
Fifteen articles will take you through just about everything you need to keep your garden secure from invaders, whether they creep, crawl, leap or fly!
Varmints in your garden? From cats to raccoons, tips and tricks for critter control
Oh, poop! Dealing with animal feces in your crop beds
Garden mystery Follow writer S.E. Filomeo as she sleuths in her garden
Bugs you gotta hate Some insects you don’t want around
Bugs you gotta love Other insects you should welcome
Wildflowers A colorful approach to pest control
The ABCs of IPM (integrated pest management) Master Gardener Michelle Shipton Cook walks us through the basics of integrated pest management
Battling beetles Not all beetles are pests, but the few that are can devastate your garden
Must-haves for natural pest control What you need on hand to stave off potential infestations
Keep calm and carry on No need to panic if you find invaders eating your garden
DIY pest control recipes Your first line of defense is probably in your pantry
Neem oil Nature’s remedy in the garden—
Diatomaceous earth The whats, whys and whens
Mosquitoes! They don’t have to be part of your summer
It’s alive! There’s a living universe in the soil beneath your feet
Companion planting Traditional agricultural methods are finding a new respectability
Crop rotation Not just for farmers
The dos & don’ts of crop rotation
Get those %#@* ants out of my garden From deterrence to decimation, there are things you can do
Permaculture A sustainable philosophy
Garden triage At what point do you just call it?
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