Gardening is a way of life

Insects that are Good for Plants

2017-06-28 pests Comments Off on Insects that are Good for Plants

Insect

In general, we hate insects. We do! They are annoying little buzzy things and crawly things that look ugly, give us goose bumps and make us jump. They eat our plants and hang around in swarms. There are far too many of them, and they are no fun at all. You will be surprised to […]

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Why You Should Respect Your Snails

2017-06-28 pests Comments Off on Why You Should Respect Your Snails

Snail

Traditionally we see snails as being a common garden pest, but there is so much more to our slimey, shelled friends than the average gardener would perhaps like to see. Ancestors of snails go way back, with the earliest relative known to have been found 500 million years ago. That predates dinosaurs by a few […]

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