With so many species of insects and small animals, it can be tough to protect your garden. Whether you have a large garden or a container full of herbs, you want to support whatever it is you’re growing. Newly sprouted lettuce is just as tempting to caterpillars and beetles, as it is to you — so what can you do to get rid of them?
Of course, there are plenty of insecticides and repellents on the market, but the large majority of these remedies are packed with harmful chemicals. This guide will help you recognize true pests from helpful ones, while providing beneficial tips to maintain the look and overall health of your garden.