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Phil Williams

How to Make a Codling Moth Trap and Lure

DIY pest control
Monday, March 14, 2016, 5:52 PM

Last year, a lot of my apple crop and some of my pear crop were infested with codling moth larvae. Given that I don’t spray my trees, I needed to come up with an alternative for control, unless I wanted to grow apples for the moths. This season, I’ve sprayed kaolin clay, which is a tiny clay particle that you spray on to the leaves and the fruit. This acts as an irritant to the pests, causing them to move on. This has worked well so far, as we’ve already had our best cherry harvest yet, and the apples and pears still look pretty clean. » Read more

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Build a Cage Fish Trap

Survival skills tutorial
Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 4:37 PM

An interesting article on building an alternative method of catching fish in survival situations.

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DIY Fly Trap

Get rid of those flies around the coop and home.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:17 PM

An easy project to help reduce those pesky flies around the house, in the backyard, and around the chicken coop.