NON TOXIC PESTICIDE TIPS: Harness the Power of Beneficial Insects and Never Spray Pesticides in Your Garden Again

NON TOXIC PESTICIDE TIPS: Harness the Power of Beneficial Insects and Never Spray Pesticides in Your Garden Again

Here’s Great Tip: Harness the Power of Beneficial Insects and Never Spray Pesticides in Your Garden Again


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John from goes on a field trip to Rincon Vitova Insectaries in Ventura, California to share with you how you can use good bugs to eat your bad bugs and how to set up your garden so you are not bothered by bad bugs again.

In this episode, John will visit Rincon Vitova, an insectary that grows beneficial bugs and teaches people about biological controls in the garden or on the farm to reduce the use of toxic chemical pesticides and practices that can damage the planet.

First, John will take you on a tour of the gardens, showing you the various fruits and vegetables that are growing on the property.

Next, John will go into the insectary to share with you important information about how you can harness the power of the good bugs in your garden as well as set up your garden to attract beneficial insects and pollinators.

You will discover some the beneficial bugs that will eat common garden pests such as aphids, whiteflies, thrips, spider mites , hard scale, spider mites, the common house fly and much, much more.

You will learn how some of these beneficial insects are grown on site and then harvested and shipped to you.

You will learn some of the most important seeds you can plant in your garden for gophers and to attract beneficial insects to your garden.

You will discover which plants you want to plant if you have spider mites or cucumber beetles or even gophers.

You will learn why certain vegetables are critical for the survival of some beneficial bugs and learn more about the nectaries of plants.

You will discover why its important to control ant populations, and how you can do it using a non-toxic bait station.

Jump to the following parts of this episode:
0:03:00 Garden tour
0:10:09 Insectary tour starts
0:13:00 5 Features of Biological Solutions for Pest Management
0:23:20 Ladybugs Why its not the best beneficial bug to release
0:25:30 #1 Most Beneficial Insect for your Garden
0:26:28 What to do for Aphid in Your Garden
0:30:15 Parasitic Wasps
0:31:21 Aphid Predatory Midge- Preferred Solution
0:45:49 What to do for Whiteflies in Your Garden
0:37:17 Whitefly eliminator
0:37:34 What to do for Thrips
0:38:14 Spider Mite Predators
0:41:15 How to Deal with Flies with Fly Parasites
0:44:45 How to Deal with Hard Scale
0:48:18 How Lindorus (Hard Scale Eaters) are grown
0:56:17 How Green Lacewings are Grown
1:02:50 How Flies are Grown with Solar Heated Water
1:07:15 Sticking Camera and Hand into cage with 60,000 flies
1:08:30 How Fly Maggots are Grown
1:10:10 How Maggots are self harvesting and Picking them up
1:13:00 Fly Pupae Stage
1:15:25 How Parasitic Wasps – Muscidifurax zaraptor are grown
1:19:55 Most Important Seeds You Can Grow in Your Garden
1:21:35 Flower Structure and Nectaries in Flowers for Beneficial Insects
1:25:09 Plant this plant to stop gophers
1:26:50 Why Grow Bean Plants in Your Garden
1:27:53 Grow this plant for Cucumber Beetles
1:28:27 Grow Edible Flora for Beneficial Insects
1:29:55 Spread out Insect Food in Your Garden
1:31:28 How to control Ants in your Garden
1:37:11 Best Biologic and Non Toxic Products for Organic Control

After watching this episode, you will learn how you can control the bad bugs in your garden with beneficial bugs that will eat the bad bugs. You will also learn some special plants and growing practices that will encourage beneficial insects in your garden.

Referenced Episodes:
3 Tips to Ensure Lady Bugs Stay in Your Garden after Release

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36 Replies to “NON TOXIC PESTICIDE TIPS: Harness the Power of Beneficial Insects and Never Spray Pesticides in Your Garden Again”

  1. Jump to the following parts of this episode:
    0:03:00 Garden tour
    0:10:09 Insectary tour starts
    0:13:00 5 Features of Biological Solutions for Pest Management
    0:23:20 Ladybugs Why its not the best beneficial bug to release
    0:25:30 #1 Most Beneficial Insect for your Garden
    0:26:28 What to do for Aphid in Your Garden
    0:30:15 Parasitic Wasps
    0:31:21 Aphid Predatory Midge- Preferred Solution
    0:45:49 What to do for Whiteflies in Your Garden
    0:37:17 Whitefly eliminator
    0:37:34 What to do for Thrips
    0:38:14 Spider Mite Predators
    0:41:15 How to Deal with Flies with Fly Parasites
    0:44:45 How to Deal with Hard Scale
    0:48:18 How Lindorus (Hard Scale Eaters) are grown
    0:56:17 How Green Lacewings are Grown
    1:02:50 How Flies are Grown with Solar Heated Water
    1:07:15 Sticking Camera and Hand into cage with 60,000 flies
    1:08:30 How Fly Maggots are Grown
    1:10:10 How Maggots are self harvesting and Picking them up
    1:13:00 Fly Pupae Stage
    1:15:25 How Parasitic Wasps – Muscidifurax zaraptor are grown
    1:19:55 Most Important Seeds You Can Grow in Your Garden
    1:21:35 Flower Structure and Nectaries in Flowers for Beneficial Insects
    1:25:09 Plant this plant to stop gophers
    1:26:50 Why Grow Bean Plants in Your Garden
    1:27:53 Grow this plant for Cucumber Beetles
    1:28:27 Grow Edible Flora for Beneficial Insects
    1:29:55 Spread out Insect Food in Your Garden
    1:31:28 How to control Ants in your Garden
    1:37:11 Best Biologic and Non Toxic Products for Organic Control

    Learn more about Rincon Vitova Insectaries
    http://www.rinconvitova.com/

    Call them to get solutions for pests in your garden
    800-248-2847
    tell them you saw them on GrowingYourGreens for the special offer.

  2. Just want to say that you turned me on to beneficial nematodes. Zero fleas this year, and the only ticks are from taking my puppy hiking in the woods. Slaughtered the fungus gnats too, since I'm gardening organically indoors ^^ I haven't seen anything bad in my outdoor garden either since I used the nematodes there too.

  3. Long live the good bugs! We designed our Indianapolis garden to attract and keep beneficial insects. It works pretty well, but requires us to bring Monarch and Swallowtail caterpillars inside to grow in a butterfly habitat. Growing your greens t-shirt sold!

  4. Hey there I was trying to find your videos about cucumbers but has having trouble loading them, I planted some pickling cucumbers and I finally have some growth but it looks awfully funny, is it a deficiency of some sort?
    It's round and yellow with a green tip, and a little bigger than a golf ball. I tried to post a picture but it wouldn't let me.

  5. Hi, John – thanks so much for this video. I have shared it with Uruguay's experimental agriculture folks at INIA. Could you please turn on the cc/translation function to help them better understand the importance of beneficial insects?

  6. Dear Jon, it looks like you have a q-link on your neck. I've had one many years. Do you know if they lose "power"? Mine is old. P.S. I was a long time watcher of yours until my channel was taken down twice, almost three times. One cannot remember all the subs they love. Just as an aside, could you possibly change your channel name to make it easier for peeps that have to continually create new accounts and cannot possibly remember 1000's of names? love to you all.

  7. Awesome John! I've lived in Ventura all My life and never even knew this place existed and I wish I had. I heard the freeway in the background and it must be the 101 & You said it was by the Lemon packing facility so I figure it must be located in Montalvo between Johnson Drive and Victoria Ave. So I'll have to go check Them out. Thank You for the info and hope You enjoyed Our town.

  8. i have some 100 mg/ml liquid nicotine that has oxidized a bit too much to make eliquid with so i wonder how strong i could apply it to my garden as a pesticide? lots of misinformation on making tea from filthy old cigarette butts but as if anyone wants hundreds of mystery chemicals on their food or yard from big tobacco plus the nicotine is not even extracted that easy without proper distillation of large quantity of raw fresh material ??

  9. Nice idea but totally unrealistic in the scorching hot, sticky-humid Gulf Coast region where it stays above 90 degrees for 3+ months and rains every day. Gardening here is not possible without insecticides.

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