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      Pest control methods for your garden

      By cooldude | October 21, 2013

      Pest control for gardensIt is obvious that if you have a garden you will have pests in it. A little cripple or weeds are common to spoil the look of your treasured garden. But you need to opt for the best pest control methods to keep your garden beautiful to look the best from the visitor’s point of view. Pest management can be classified into two different ways. You already know that prevention is better than cure and this is the very first way to manage pests. The second way is the measures taken to control the pests which have made your garden their home where free food is available everywhere. The second way of pest management will be required only when you fail to prevent them.

      The keyword to pest prevention is keeping your plants in the garden healthy. You can be assured that the plants in your garden are at their best condition in terms of their health only when you choose the right varieties of plants suitable for your garden. The plants should also be grouped by keeping in mind their elemental needs. A proper attention and care should be provided to the internal calendar of the plants. Only those plants should be chosen by you who can stay healthy in the type of soil your garden holds. The fertility of the soil should also be checked before planting more plants. Different types of soil have different water resistance capacity. If more amount of water retention is required by the soil, enough supply of water should be there from some artificial source. If these points are kept in mind, if you have a garden then your plants will stay healthier for a long period of time.

      On the other hand, if you fail to do so you will have to go for the next method of pest control. Pests can be controlled botanically, biologically as well as physically. Insects like lady bugs, praying mantis and spiders can be controlled by opting biological method of pest controlling.

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