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3 WAYS TO GET RID OF THRIPS (PLUS 1 METHOD I HAVEN’T TRIED)

As a gardener, all winter long you dream of growing delightful dahlias, stunning snapdragons, and glorious glads. August finally rolls around, your flowers start blooming and all of a sudden you discover these weird little line-shaped creatures. They are everywhere! And, in some cases, they might be literally sucking the

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6 ORGANIC WAYS TO KEEP BUGS OUT OF BROCCOLI

There’s nothing quite like the fresh taste of broccoli from the garden. However, if you live in an area where farmers grow a lot of canola like me in Zone 3, Saskatchewan, growing broccoli at home can seem like an impossible dream. Sure, things start out okay, until mid-summer when

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THE NO-STRESS SOLUTION TO GET RID OF FUNGUS GNATS

You’ve started your seedlings for the first time and everything is going great. But wait! What’s this? You have some random little flies circling your seedlings. How did they get here? It’s the dead of winter. There shouldn’t be bugs yet! What you likely have is fungus gnats or white

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