Pests — Home and Garden

Treat Spider Mites, Naturally!

Treat Spider Mites, Naturally!

If you discover the telltale signs of spider mites on your plants: tiny webbing, pale color leaves, tiny yellow spots, or miniature spider like critters hiking around the foliage of your plant babies, take a deep breath, exhale, it's going to be ok, we got you! Let's begin by learning what spider mites love most, chlorophyll and an overabundance of nitrogen.

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Glowing Pink Princess Philodendron is fully recovered from scale

How to get rid of scale

If you notice light tan to dark brown colored, oval shaped, flat bugs clustered together and surrounded by sticky, clear droplets of 'honeydew' on your leaves, most likely you've discovered a scale infestation. These little insects are tiny but mighty sap feeding destroyers of houseplants and gardens alike. They are insidious, affecting seemingly healthy plants meanwhile the plant’s life-force is being sucked dry leading to an eventual decay. But no need to worry friends! We've tested our Sacred Tonics against these pests and are excited to share that we have found success, and the results are our happily glowing houseplants!

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Mealybugs, Best Tips to Rid your Plants of this common pest

Mealybugs, Best Tips to Rid your Plants of this common pest

Mealy 101 Spot a fuzzy, little cotton ball on your houseplant? Looks harmless enough, right? Oh how we wish that was the case! Unfortunately what you have most likely discovered is the powerful life force sucking plant pest Planoccoccus Citri or Citrus Mealybug. It's time to talk mealybug infestation. Buckle up, it's a bit of a ride! These innocent looking creatures quickly reproduce to slowly destroy, or seriously stunt the growth of your green babies. It can be frustrating and heartbreaking but you're not alone and we'll do everything we can to help! Let's first gain some understanding around these insects before...

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