Garden Pests

So as much as we’ve had some garden friends, we’ve also had our share of bad luck. Garden pests always try to screw up our gardens!

In our garden, we often battle with quite a few garden ‘frenemies’ and outright pests…

  • Squirrels
  • Groundhog
  • Rabbits
  • Moles and Voles
  • Deer
  • Birds
  • Aphids
  • Spotted Lanternflies
  • Wooly Aphids
  • Cucumber Beetles
  • Vine Borers
  • More Bad Insects of all kinds!

This section of the site will bring you tips on dealing with various garden pests. We’ll share tips for preventing and dealing with pests as well as gardening product suggestions to help your garden thrive despite the critters!

We are still exploring ways to peacefully coexist or to “deal with” these pests and pesky creatures. Stay tuned for our adventures here!

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How to Deter Squirrels from Garden & Backyard Spaces (Tip: Blood Meal)

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