Bacterial Spot (Peaches)

Bacterial Spot (Peaches) Description: This is one of the most destructive diseases in all areas east of the Rockies.   Symptoms: Symptoms are first visible about 3 to 5 weeks after petal fall as small, water-soaked, browning lesions. Early symptoms on fruit can be mistaken for insect damage. During periods of high humidity, gum may exude from these lesions. Solution: Choose resistant […]

Natural Garden Articles

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Alternaria Leaf Blight (Cucurbits)

Alternaria Leaf Blight (Cucurbits) Description: Appears in midseason on the oldest leaves and spreads to younger leaves. Enlarging, circular brown spots with rings form on the upper leaf surface and are later covered by black, moldy growth. Defoliation may result in sunscalding of fruit. The fungus is seed-borne and overwinters in crop refuse and weeds. Solution: If possible, don’t plant where […]

Carrot Weevil

Carrot Weevil Description: Legless larva or grub is white with a brown head. Infested carrots have tunnels and soft tissue in upper part of roots. Solution: Super-Light Insect Barrier provides an excellent shield if edges are kept buried under soil through spring and summer. (Adult beetles crawl over ground to lay eggs at carrot’s base.) Apply Grub-Away Nematodes while plants are still […]

Soil-borne fungus diseases

SoilGardT Microbial FungicideProvides long-lasting, broad-spectrum control of soil-borne fungus diseases. SoilGard enlists nature’s beneficial fungi to protect plants from soil-borne fungi! Mix it with soil before transplanting tomatoes and other crops. Only from gardens alive! At our Indiana research farm, root rots are among the most frustrating challenges we face. When adverse conditions prevail (such as prolonged cool, rainy weather), […]

Tomatoe all-natural fertilizer

Tomatoes Alive!® PlusProduces 25% higher yields than the original Tomatoes Alive! And oh! What great flavor! For nearly two decades, gardeners across the country have raved about Tomatoes Alive! Our all-natural fertilizer is a backyard celebrity, famous for producing vigorous plants, big crops and luscious flavor. And now we’ve made a great plant food even better. Tomatoes Alive! Plus, with […]

The Backyard Gardener, Your Prime Garden Source

Tomatoes Alive!® PlusProduces 25% higher yields than the original Tomatoes Alive! And oh! What great flavor! This all-natural fertilizer produces vigorous plants, big crops and luscious flavor in tomatoes, peppers and eggplants. 1 lb bag.As low as $7.45 Each BioBoostTMAll-natural biostimulant activates soil organisms and enhances plant growth. Only from gardens alive! This exciting, all-natural product will work wonders in […]

Organic Insect control

Pyola® Insecticidal Spray Canola oil with pyrethrins — an insecticide from plants for plants Destroys all stages of an insect’s life cycle — from eggs to adults! Has a residual repellent effect on mites and other insects Uses only vegetable derivatives, not strong-smelling petroleum distillates Does not persist for long periods in the environment Contains no piperonyl butoxide Signature Product. […]

Pantry Pest Trap

Pantry Pest TrapThousands of customers have relied on this efficient trap The moths usually fill up the inner sticky surface on the bottom first. When it’s full, rotate the trap so a different surface is on the bottom. Is one Indian meal moths trap as good as another? In our extensive testing over many years, and our personal experience, we […]

Cupboard Moth TrapT

Cupboard Moth TrapTOur easy-to-use traps stop Indian meal moths from ruining food in your pantry. Our Cupboard Moth Traps draw pantry moths with a patented striped pattern plus powerful pheromones, then trap them on the sticky surface. Signature Product. Has this ever happened to you? You open a box of cereal and find the contents clinging to the sides of […]