How to Protect Garden Plants from Pests?


| 12/3/2019 9:39:00 AM


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They are not called bugs or pests for nothing. Harmful pests are plants’ worst enemy and a gardener’s nightmare.

Pest problems are disappointing when a garden ends up with a pest infestation. This guide will help prevent pests in your garden, grow the best plants and fight most dangerous pests with pest control services.  

Choose Your Plants

There are garden plants that can hold their own when creepy crawlers lurk. At the same time, they make your garden look beautiful and smell heavenly. Here are some plants that pest the pests and drive them away:

Marigold

Marigolds are a bane to mosquitoes they have a distinctive smell that drives these bloodsuckers away including squash bugs and tomato worms. Consider planting marigolds in your vegetable patch, near doorways, and windows where they tend to enter.



The natural compound in Marigold is used to manufacture insect repellants.





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