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Blog2024-06-13T14:13:17-07:00

BEAUTIFUL GARDENS AND BENEFICIAL INSECTS
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ORGANIC CONTROL — OUR STORY

Welcome to our newly designed website and the debut of our B.I.G. (Beneficial Insect Gardening) Blog. Thank you for joining us! This is the first installment of what will be many informative blogs where we’ll dive deeper into the lives of beneficial insects and the families, gardeners, businesses and even countries that use them for...

There’s A New Sheriff In Town

There's a New Sheriff in Town Perhaps the most common question we receive in Garden Centers around the country about Beneficial Nematodes is, “Does it work on …..?” YES! As in all of nature, the bug world contains both predators and prey. As gardeners, we tend

All About Ladybugs

The Miraculous Ladybug   Ladybugs. Ladybirds. Lady beetles. Many names and many legends have been attributed to these charming creatures. We like to think of them as the “gateway bug” to biodiversity in your garden or yard. Click here to watch our founder as he extols

How to Get Rid of Fire Ants

A “Hot Topic”: Red Fire Ants! At the beginning of this year, Julie, a consultant for Organic Control, Inc., moved from Southern California to the Southeast. About a month ago, she noticed strange new mounds in her backyard that seemed to have appeared overnight. With a

THE AMAZING PRAYING MANTIS

A CLOSER LOOK AT THE AMAZING PRAYING MANTIS! The dating habits of the Praying Mantis may seem unconventional. Successful suitors are literally losing their heads over these sultry sirens of the garden. Every year, we premier our own version of “The Praying Mantis Bachelorette”, where

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