Winter Pest and Disease Control with Lime Sulphur

Winter is the traditional time to prune and spray deciduous fruit trees and vines. Spraying is carried out at this time to eliminate pests and diseases which can overwinter and emerge in spring. Two separate treatments are usually employed in winter. Oil sprays are often used to control overwintering pest insects, and fungicides are usedContinue reading “Winter Pest and Disease Control with Lime Sulphur”

How to Make Your Own DIY Homemade Garden Sprays

In Permaculture we like to do things naturally, and we like to exercise our initiative to make use of the resources at hand to achieve our ends. What better way to do this than to brew up your own DIY garden natural pesticides, fungicides, plant tonics and other such useful concoctions! I’ve managed to gatherContinue reading “How to Make Your Own DIY Homemade Garden Sprays”