7 Ways to Prevent Pests Without Using Harmful Pesticides

Insects, birds, slugs, and rodents are considered garden pests for valid reasons. They wreck havoc on crops and flowerbeds. However, as much as you don’t want them around, using toxic pesticide’s can have equally damaging effects on your health and the environment.

Instead, you can turn to effective natural pest prevention methods, like these…


1. Tidy Up Your Garden

Clutter is like a dream come true for garden pests. They love to hide and dine to their hearts’ content in overgrown or bolted garden beds with the added security of dense crop debris to shield them from their natural predators. Leave pests no where to hide by removing infested plants on sight and trimming back spent plants after they’ve finish yielding for the season.

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