Aphid Damage
The Fun Way to Get Rid of Aphids
By Erin Huffstetler | 07/02/2018 | 3 Comments
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Battling an aphid infestation? Here's a really fun (and effective) way to get rid of them, without resorting to pesticides.
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Bowl of Strawberries
How to Keep Birds From Eating Your Berries
By Erin Huffstetler | 04/05/2018 | No Comments
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Sharing your berry harvest with the birds wouldn't be so bad, if they were actually willing to share. But their idea of sharing seems to entail them taking a bite out of every ripe berry and leaving you with the remains. If you're tired of battling the birds for your berries, here are some cheap...
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Homemade Tick Tubes
How to Make Tick Tubes
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/02/2018 | 12 Comments
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Battling ticks in your yard? Then, you may be surprised to learn that toilet paper rolls and dryer lint could be the key to getting rid of them.
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Make Your Own Ant Bait Traps
Make Your Own Ant Bait Traps
By Erin Huffstetler | 07/25/2017 | 11 Comments
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Dealing with ants now that the weather has warmed up? Yep, so are we. For the past couple summers we've had a persistent ant problem centered around our kitchen sink, and our tried-and-true solutions haven't been working. We've made ant poison by mixing borax and powdered sugar together in equal parts. We've kept the sink...
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Grapes
How to Keep Birds from Eating Your Grapes
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/31/2017 | 31 Comments
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Grapes are easy to grow, but hard to protect from birds. The first year our grape vines produced, I decided to hold off on netting our grapes, until I saw the first sign of birds munching on them. Well, the very next morning all of our grapes were gone. Clearly the wait and see approach...
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