You’ve planted the seeds, carefully watered and weeded, and your vegetable garden is finally starting to come up. . . only to be demolished by a host of bugs, birds, and other critters.
What’s a gardener to do?
Sifting through the Internet for answers is like travelling down some strange vortex. There’s so many myths and folk remedies out there that you don’t know what to believe–especially if you’re looking for an organic solution.
I have travelled the vortex for you and come out on the other side…barely. This post is a compilation of some of the more reputable solutions out there for the garden foes you are battling.
Kristen is a former farm kid turned urban gardener who owns the popular gardening website, Shifting Roots. She is obsessed with growing flowers and pushing the limits of what can be grown in her zone 3b garden. She also loves to grow tomatoes, but oddly enough, dislikes eating them raw.