April is National Garden Month. Gardens can add character and personality to the outside of your home. Here are some tips keep your garden pest-free and beautiful.
- Some pests, like spiders and ladybugs, can help naturally eliminate harmful pests from your garden. Spiders are a natural predator to many insects like wasps, beetles, mosquitoes and flies. Ladybugs also eat small pests called aphids which can attract ants to your garden.
- Birdbaths are mosquito breeding grounds! Standing water in your backyard or bird bath can lead to a huge mosquito problem. Keep your backyard enjoyable by following these tips for keeping mosquitoes out of your yard.
- Save your coffee grounds! Spreading coffee grounds in your garden helps keep slugs away. It also attracts earthworms to your garden creating more nutrient-rich soil.
The best way to take care of your garden is by maintaining a well-kept yard. Start by asking about Astro’s lawncare program. We service lawns and yards all over the South Georgia area. Give us a call at any of our locations in Valdosta, Tifton, Fitzgerald and Thomasville.