Category Archives: Pest Control

Our Greenhouse is getting it’s glass!

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  This week the greenhouse, which will house our nursery department is getting the glass put on!  A big benefit to having our nursery fully enclosed is that customers will be able shop comfortably throughout the year.  But did you know that greenhouses can also improve pest control, and help in regulating temperature, humidity, and water distribution, all of which can promote and encourage good plant health and lead to maximum production? Stay tuned for more as we continue to track the building of our future Petaluma store!

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Manage your garden pests – Naturally

Everyone enjoys the beauty and bounty of a healthy garden, but garden pests can wreck that beauty and bounty rather quickly. How do you manage your garden pests naturally, avoiding using toxic sprays and garden pest killers? If you prefer using a natural, organic approach to managing garden pests, here are a few things to consider: ● Attract and keep beneficial insects like butterflies, dragonflies, ladybugs, lacewings, syrphid flies, and “mini-wasps” that feed on other insects. ● Choose plants that naturally repel garden pests, and are disease resistant. ● Select plants that will easily grow in your region and environment. ● Choose healthy plants and …

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Garden Insect Controls

Are insects destroying your garden? If insects are damaging your plants and you want to put some garden insect controls into place, try the organic killer sprays and garden insect killers available at Friedman’s Home Improvement. If you’re uncertain as to which garden insect controls you’ll need, just ask one of our friendly Xpert Advisors. One of our popular garden insect control products is Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer from Dr. Earth. Because it is organic, you don’t have to worry about spraying toxic chemicals into your environment. Active ingredients in Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer from Dr. Earth include Rosemary …

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