Beautiful Backyards / Weeds & Bugs

Collection by Tina Sparkman

Tina Sparkman

Natural Garden Pest Control

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Stopping Weeds Naturally in Existing Walkways and Borders - One Part Sunshine

If your yard is anything like mine, right now it is teeming with abundant plant life – in other words, weeds. And if you are anything like me, words like herbicide or Roundup make you cringe. For years, I have used the fail-safe method of dealing with weeds – pulling by hand. But after about…


Portable Nontoxic Fly Mosquito Trap 😍

50 Backyard Hacks

If you love being outside and are looking for some tried and true backyard hacks, then you've come to the right place! I have rounded up 50 Backyard Hacks that might just make your time

3-Ingredient Homemade Weed Killer

Only three ingredients are needed to make this homemade weed killer.

3-Ingredient Homemade Weed Killer

Only three ingredients are needed to make this homemade weed killer.

20 Clever Uses for Baking Soda in the Garden - Make Life Easy!

We all know that we should keep a carton of baking soda in the fridge to take away odors. but did you also know that you can use baking soda in the garden?

Medicinal Plants You Need To Make Natural Home Remedies

Whether you forage or grow medicinal plants, learning more about them and their uses will arm you with a handy skill for survival and off-grid living!

13 Plants That Repel Flies

A guide to plants that repel flies, including information on how to cultivate and care for those specific plants and how long they take to grow.

Bug Repellent Mason Jar Luminaries - A Grande Life

These Bug Repellent Mason Jar Luminaries will be the hit of your summer! Keep the bugs awaywhile smelling great without any nasty chemicals!

24+ Smart & Easy Ways to Get Rid of Ants Outside

Learn how to get rid of ants outside before they have a chance to invade your home. Our ant killer recipes and ideas are easy to make.

Mason Jar Luminaries: Homemade Bug Repellent

Ward off unwanted guests with this homemade bug repellent. Thanks to these Mason jar luminaries, your backyard BBQs will be bug pest-free!

The Best All-Natural Weed Killer DIY

Did you know that glyphosate, used in Roundup, is one of the most toxic chemicals on the planet? There are plenty of all-natural ways to eliminate weeds. One of my favorite is this quick and easy weed killer DIY. It's great to use on pavers, sidewalks, and gravel or stone areas where weeds pop through. Bonus - no harmful chemicals!

How to Stop Weed Growth Without Chemicals

There are several environmentally friendly options.