Controlling Grasshoppers Organically in the Urban Garden

Holding Grasshoppers by the legs

In the last couple weeks I have noticed a rise in the number of grasshoppers in the garden and surrounding fields. I am not really surprised because last year we had hordes of grasshoppers. In fact, the grasshoppers were so numerous that more than a few people in these parts made allusions to the plague […]

Helping to Protect Your Tomatoes from the Birds

bird netting

Method 1 The first method involves the use of netting. In the past I used bird netting, but stopped using it when I found small lizards and birds could become entangled in it. Now I use a small hole netting called tulle from material stores. It is very economical and comes in a variety of […]