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How to Keep Garden Pests Out Safely and Naturally

3 weeks ago
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Key Takeaways

  • Keep your garden free of pests and animals using natural methods like organic sprays, physical barriers, and companion planting.
  • Organic sprays made with simple ingredients can deter pests without using harmful chemicals. • Physical barriers can keep animals from reaching your plants, while companion planting with marigolds, mint, or lavender can deter pests with their scent. • Encouraging birds with birdhouses and feeders can also help control pest populations naturally.

Keeping garden pests and animals away from your flowers and vegetables safely and naturally is a worthwhile and manageable cause. If you’re growing a vegetable garden, you especially want to keep toxic chemicals away from that kind of food source.

The options abound, from organic pesticide, to simple mesh coverings, to companion planting. Let’s take a look at each alternative and see which one of these easy and natural ways to control pests suits your lifestyle the best.



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