“The biggest thing in biological pest control since chemical resistance.” Anystis baccarum, or The Crazee Mite (also known as the Whirligig Mite) is a cosmopolitan (world wide distribution) predatory mite and an impressive destroyer of common greenhouse, ornamental and agricultural pests. Adult Anystis finishing a green peach aphid. The Crazee Mite is known for controlling... Continue Reading →
In the garden forums I subscribe to there is a constant stream of garlic-planting related questions from September to November. They usually follow a similar pattern: Early in September the question arrises "Is it too early to plant garlic?" Then the usual question: "When is the best time to plant garlic." Then later we hear... Continue Reading →
How to control Thrips using no chemicals or sprays. Learn simple procedures regularly used in commercial greenhouses for protection against thrips damage in ornamentals and agriculture.
How to control spider mites using beneficial insects and mites as well as cultural controls. Learn about spider mites and what they need, so you can take it away!
How to control aphids. It's simple. Put down the spray bottle of home remedy and do what the professionals do. Learn how, here.
When a garden hits 40C what do you do to keep plants alive? See what we're doing in our organic raised bed gardens at Full Circle Farm.
Control of Flea Beetles can be easy and chemical free. Learn about their lifecycle and how that makes them easy targets for traditional Bio-Control Agents.