How To Prevent And Manage Garden Pests

All pests can cause serious damage to your house and your health, but there are some pests (insects and slugs) that could destroy your garden and your crops as well. If you are confronted with this issue, here are some useful tips that will help you protect your garden.
How to get rid of garden pests
Pest management tips can also save you valuable time and money, especially if the damage is not too extensive. A very simple solution that you could try first is to mix your crops and avoid monocultures, by alternating different types of edible plants in the same row. You can also alternate ornamental and edible plants, as an increased biodiversity with different scents and sights is very likely to confuse the insects and make them go away. Plants from different families planted together will not only make your garden more appealing, but will also confuse the insects. However, remember that not all insects are bad for your crops. Some of them might even help you get rid of the bad ones, so all you have to do is to attract these into your garden. Growing flowers with the shape of an umbrella (parsley, chamomile and mint) is one of the most efficient ways to attract wasps and to offer them a good place to land when they come to feast on pest caterpillars. If you are looking for a well experienced and well trusted in pest service see this page the right place for you to cover your pest problems.
Another strategy to help you with pest management is to find out what insects prefer, based on what they have eaten the most during past invasions, and grow the weed that they like among the other cultivated crops. This will serve as a decoy, as the insects will be more attracted to the decoy crop. Decoy plants can also help you trap certain pests, as they will all gather in the same place (on the same weeds), making them easier to capture. You can also set up traps for the pests that hide in shady places during the afternoons, check them the next morning and get rid of the trapped pests. Also, you can use row covers for your crops, as they will protect them from pest insects while speeding up their growth by trapping the warm air underneath.
Apart from all these methods of preventing pests, don’t forget to clean the garden debris and take out the trash, as this is one of the easiest (and often overlooked) methods of prevention. If insect larvae get to grow into your garden, the infestation will never end, so that is why it is important to clean the garden by getting rid of fallen fruit and faded flowers as soon as possible.

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