Friday, June 21, 2019
Trying to control squash bugs can seem an insurmountable task when you find them in your vegetable garden. Last week I had a huge zucchini and squash patch. This week I have a squash bug...
The tobacco hornworm is a voracious eater that can do a great deal of damage in a flower or vegetable garden. I decided to prune the dead flowers from my Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) the other day. ...
There is nothing like wandering around in my garden and seeing the wildlife in the form of insects buzzing around.  We all know that gardens need bees for pollination but so many other garden insects...
Gardening Cook Fan Tamara Martin’s Photos The fans of my Facebook page are always submitting photos of their gardens and projects for me to consider for this website and The Facebook page – The Gardening Cook. Normally,...
I am so looking forward to the return of warm weather. With the sunny days come flowers, gardening and time spent outdoors.  Unfortunately, with the warm weather also come ants!  These natural ant killer remedies...
It is ant season again! As soon as the weather starts to heat up, and particularly after a warm rainy day, ants decide that indoors is a good place to be. Sure, you can kill...
With summer comes lots of outdoor living.  Sadly, that can mean lots of mosquitoes. I don’t like to use chemical products but, thankfully, Mother Nature has the perfect answer – Mosquito Repelling Plants! We can...
With all the talk of GMOs, pesticides and large scale farming, one has to ask the question “How important are bees to our Food Supply and to nature in general?”  I, for one, and many...
Do you have a problem with ants in your home as soon as the warm weather arrives?  I know that I do and I don’t like it at all. I decided to test 5 different...
Vinegar is a versatile and effective household product that is more useful than just for making salad dressing. There are dozens of vinegar uses in the home. From soaking your sponges to keeping your counters free of...

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