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What you need to know about fungus gnats!

Posted by Linda Asato on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 In : Handling those insect pests 

Killing Soil Gnats Organically

Soil gnats are also called fungus gnats. The adults are actually harmless to the plant while the larva that lives in the soil is the damaging culprit. They love to live where there is moist soil and decaying organic matter. Damage is caused to the plant when these larva feed on the root system of the plant.

You will know you have a gnat problem when you find your plants wilting suddenly and showing poor growth or leaf yellowing.

It’s important to identify ...

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Are You Sure of Your Organic Food!!!

Posted by Linda Asato on Sunday, July 17, 2022 In : Organic Gardening 
Are You Sure of Your Organic Food?
These days most folks like to eat organically. Right? So they go to the store and look for produce that says ORGANIC.

But wait! 

Organic just means per the dictionary, produced or involving production without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or other artificial agents. This does not mean that the produce was grown in nutrient rich soil! Our soil has been depleted of many of its nutrients. Ever wonder why so many people are sick with some body ailmen...

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