Although it seems rather easy to set up gardening and pest control, there are many things that you must consider first. In fact, many of the things that you'll read about here are not discussed often. Before you start your garden pest control, consider this...
Gardening and pest control is at least as old as agriculture. It's an industry that's growing rapidly. The pest control business has grown more than 50 percent in the last 5 years or so, and nationwide it has become a $7 billion industry.
With more homes being built in rural areas the problem of pest control has become more urgent.
What is Gardening and Pest Control?
It's basically the reduction or eradication of pests. Whereas structural pest control is the control of household pests and wood-destroying…show more content… It is often ignored until pests and their damage are discovered or it has got out of hand. Well there are measures you can take to help eradicate the problem.
How Do We Control Pests in the Garden?
Many people see gardening and pest control as a do-it-yourself job. Well that's fair enough - up to a point. Gardening pest control is like visiting the doctor: to prescribe effective treatment your physician must correctly diagnose the problem and determine the extent of the injury as well as the potential for further injury. In surveys, it's been found that many householders don't bother to read the instructions carefully or feel the need to vary the instructions 'because they feel they know better'.
That leads to over-concentrated doses of insecticide for example which could be hazardous to your health and any visitors. Of course we are specifically referring to chemicals, as chemical pest control is still the predominant type today. However, that said, the long-term effects of chemicals has led to a renewed interest in traditional and biological pest control towards the end of the 20th