Tag Archives: natural pest control

What is Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

The problem of garden pest control is as old as agriculture itself, which started when humanity first cultivated plants for food more than ten thousand years ago. Modern conventional pest control methods often use chemical controls as the first option, … Continue reading

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How to Recognise Praying Mantis Eggs

A heavily pregnant praying mantis! (photo credit: http://digitalinsectcollection.wikispaces.com) Praying mantises are a beneficial predator in your garden, they eat other insects and keep the pest insect population down. It’s important to be able to recognise their eggs so that you … Continue reading

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Companion Planting in a Small Productive Urban Garden video by Sustainable Gardening Australia

Here is my second video produced by Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA) where I discuss Companion Planting in a Small Productive Urban Garden! You can also find the video with a description on the SGA site here The video has plenty … Continue reading

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Nature’s Tool Kit For Pest Management : Win/Win Outcomes For Gardener & Environment – SGA Training Event – 18th April (at CERES)

SGA (Sustainable Gardening Australia) is holding its second training forum providing gardeners with practical advice on how to reconnect gardens with the surrounding environment. Make Make a booking for "Nature’s Tool Kit For Pest Management : Win / Win Outcomes … Continue reading

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