GARDENING TIPS & TRICKS
- ORGANIC PEST CONTROL -

There are a lot of organic pest controls you can use in your greenhouse and garden. But especially for Aquapons, it is imperative to use organic measures or you will end up with dead fish. Below are some organic pest control methods and tips that are safe, even for Aquaponic systems.

Some I’ve tried, others are recommendations.Those I’ve tried will be identified, along with the results I’ve had; good or bad.What organic methods do you use? I would love to hear from you!

PESTS:

Ants, pests, garden

Ants. You might not associated ants as pests to your garden; after all, they don’t chew or suck the juice out of leaves. So, why

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white files, pests, garden

  Whiteflies, also known as aleyrodidae, are a common pest in gardens and greenhouses. These are soft-bodied, winged insects are closely related to both mealybugs and

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Aphids, pests, garden, aquaponics

About Aphids: Adult and Larvae Aphids Aphid Larvae In my experience, aphids has been one of the harder pest to control. They are small tough

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BENEFICIAL INSECTS:

ladybug, ladybird, beneficial insects, gails aquaponic garden, NJ

Ladybugs

There are many natural predators that eat aphids, including: hummingbirds, lacewing bugs, ladybugs, predator wasps, etc. Ladybugs, also called lady beetles or ladybird beetles, are

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TIPS FOR ORGANIC PEST CONTROL:

Neem Oil, insecticidal soaps, pests

Insecticidal Soaps & Neem Oils

Insecticidal soaps & neem oils are effective on soft-bodied insects and arthropods; this includes aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, thrips, jumping plant lice, scale insects, whiteflies, and sawfly

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ladybug, ladybird, beneficial insects, gails aquaponic garden, NJ

Ladybugs

There are many natural predators that eat aphids, including: hummingbirds, lacewing bugs, ladybugs, predator wasps, etc. Ladybugs, also called lady beetles or ladybird beetles, are

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