Making use of microbial controls

Microbial insecticides are diseases (aka pathogens) that kill pests. A common example is Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), which kills various species of caterpillars. Bt is easy to apply, harmless (unless you're a caterpillar), and very effective.

Each microbial is specific to particular pests. So, as with beneficial insects, you need to carefully match one to the other. Find out if microbial controls are effective against your particular pest by asking your local nursery what it recommends.

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Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

How would you like to save a ton of money and increase the value of your home by as much as thirty percent! If your homes landscape is designed properly it will be a source of enjoyment for your entire family, it will enhance your community and add to the resale value of your property. Landscape design involves much more than placing trees, shrubs and other plants on the property. It is an art which deals with conscious arrangement or organization of outdoor space for human satisfaction and enjoyment.

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