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MFG 2016: Using Diatomaceous Earth on Seed Starts for Fungus Gnats & A Bottom Watering Trick: Ideas!

Diatomaceous Earth can be used on microscopic worms/insects/larvae in your indoor seed start mixes and transplant mixes. It has sharp edges that damage the pests. This is how my friends use it on microscopic pests like hatched fungus gnats. 86 more words



Determined not to let the pesky garden critters get me down I wrote a little ditty in honour of the humble slug:-

There’s been a slug convention in my garden this year… 273 more words


Birthday party a success!

We had my kid’s birthday party at our place today. It was a beautiful 69 degree (F) day. There were about 8 kids present, and we pretty much had our version of a smashing success :). 223 more words

I Hate Bats

I’m trying to finish my thesis draft to send out to the external reader (November / December 2015) before my defence and there are bats going nuts in the walls. 229 more words

Century House

Got Bed Bugs? Read These 5 Facts to Know These Tiny Vampires Better

Bedbugs have been infesting homes from a long time. Those who provide bed bug extermination say that every year tonnes of wood gets destroyed because of these bed bugs. 481 more words

Bed Bug Extermination

From Tragedy to Triumph

After admiring Thea and Luke’s posts about their garden adventures on social media, we asked Thea if she’d write something for our inaugural round of… 372 more words

Food Growing