Deciding to have a garden is something good because a garden can also make your home more aesthetic, beautiful and fresher with various useful plants, but it becomes a trouble when you cannot maintain your garden well causing the pest strikes your plants so you will be more troublesome to find best garden pest control methods. As you have already known that pests are really the big threats for any plants because they are so annoying and they will make your garden damage and sooner or later they will affect your plants which will exist everywhere. Weeds, beetles, or ants are included in the pests that can annoy your plants and also your life at the same time, so they should be controlled by you.
The management of pests is divided into two parts, you can prevent the pest and/or you can control the pest, but it will be better if you can do the prevention rather than doing the controlling because when you prevent the existence of the pest, it means the pest have not annoyed your plants yet. When the plants have been failed to be prevented, then all you can and need to do is controlling the pest so that they will not return to your plants. Then, you should know if the pesticides are safe for your plants, if they can really overcome the pest, and when you can use the pesticides.
Well, before we talk about the garden pest control methods, we will go for the pest prevention first because it will be better for preventing rather than controlling. Your plants can be kept healthy when the right varieties are chosen, the plants are grouped based on the elemental needs, the plants internal calendar are concerned, and the soil moisture, soil fertility, and soil structure are focused on by you. If some of them fail to be done, then you should control your garden plants because the pest may hit them.
There are three kinds of the garden pest control methods covering the physical, biological and botanical organic pest management and the first one is the physical pest control that can be done by using your hand to remove the pests and you can do this with a net or a stream of water or the pests can be picked by your fingers. Perhaps, you think that it will be slower method and becomes tedious, but when you are in emergency situations, this kind of way can be done effectively.
The second one is biological garden pest control methods which is regarded as the one of the most suitable for being done to the organic gardening and with this method, the bugs such as spiders, lady bugs, praying mantis and the others can be controlled easily when they are hitting your plants. While the last method is botanical method that people make from the naturally occurring pyrethrins and plant oils. The beneficial insects and even the unwanted pests can be killed when this method is used by you.
Whatever your choice of garden pest control methods, make sure that your choice is safe for your plants, for the soil, and for you as well. However, if you can prevent, why you should control them that can make your time is much consumed? Therefore, gardening is not always about the beautiful and useful plants, but it is also about how you can maintain your plants and protect them from the pests.