|Posted by Tim Herron Farms on April 15, 2012 at 6:20 PM||comments (0)|
Diatomaceous Earth - Organic pest control
Diatomaceous Earth is a natural, organic insect killer. Diatomaceous Earth kills by physical action and not by chemical so there is NO harm to pets or humans. The tiny hard and sharp diatoms scratch off the insects waxy coating, causing it to dehydrate.
Use Diatomaceous Earth for control of roaches, silverfish, ants, fire ants, bedbugs, lice, mites, spiders, earwigs, flies, fleas, box elder bugs, crabs(std), Pubic and hair Lice, scorpions, crickets, and many other insects. Diatomaceous Earth can be used in and around the home, yard, animal housing, etc. Sprinkle a 2 inch wide border around the foundation of your house to prevent insects from entering.
Diatomaceous Earth will not harm earthworms or beneficial soil microorganisms.
A Word About BEDBUGS
All over the United States we are seeing an outbreak of bedbugs. DE will not only kill the bedbugs you have, but will do it safely without chemicals. Remember-bed bugs cannot fly, so make sure bed is away from the wall and there is no bedding touching the floor. Surround each of the 4 legs of the bed with DE--this will kill them as they try to get on the bed the only way possible. Dust some DE on the matress and bedding--especially in the creases. Dust DE in the carpets and in corners of room. Remove electrical outlet covers and puff some DE inside the walls. The "Pest Pistol" works great for this. Keep this routine up for several days untill no more bed bugs.
Pubic Lice(Crabs) and Hair Lice: Dust Diatomaceous Earth on all areas of the body that are infested with the Lice (Crabs). Dust your bedding and rooms you have been in with DE also.
For control of aphids, white fly, beetles, loopers, mites, snails, slugs, leaf hoppers, and others, use Diatomaceous Earth inside your home, greenhouse or outdoors on fruits, vegetables, flowers, grains and grass, up to and including day of harvest. For dry application of Diatomaceous Earth use a duster and cover entire plant, apply to both top and bottom of leaf. For young plants, as little as two pounds per acre may be adequate. For larger plants, five lbs. per acre is probably sufficient. Diatomaceous Earth will need reapplication after a rain. Applies best when there is dew or after a light rain. It is a long lasting, effective powder. The insects can not build up resistance. DE can be sprayed or whitewashed by mixing 1 cup DE with 1/2 Gallon of water. Stir frequently and spray/paint trees, yards, and fences. Diatomaceous Earth will not harm earthworms or beneficial soil microorganisms. Wear a dust mask when applying large amounts of it.
Just add 7-10 lbs. of Diatomaceous Earth to each ton of grain as it is conveyed into the storage. When added to grain, it not only makes it flow better, Diatomaceous Earth kills the bugs that are present and protects the grain from further invasions. Bugs can not become immune because they are killed by physical action, not chemical.
Herron Farms Dawsonville Ga.30534
|Posted by Tim Herron Farms on August 24, 2010 at 9:47 AM||comments (0)|
Aug 2010 Price List
½ pound red worms 14.00 plus 8.50 next day priority shipping
1 pound red worms 28.00 plus 8.50 next day priority shipping
The Worm Factory 3 tray_89.95___4 tray_99.95___5tray_109.95_
The Worm Factory 360__109.95_______
Coir_3 inch Comp. Hockey pucks 10 pk=10.00 plus s/h______
Coir Basic 1 ½ lb compressed Brick_5.00 plus s/h
Coir 10 lb compressed block 20.00 prefer pick up
Coir 100 lb 10-10lb compressed blocks 180.00 prefer pick up
Call ahead for shipping prices on 10 and 100 lb
1 Pound Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth 2.50 plus 6.50 next day priority shipping.
20x24 Screens made with 2x3 frames, fully assembled no shipping.
½ mesh 30.00
¼ mesh 30.00
1/8 mesh 30.00
1.50 Pound, prefer pick up
Tea bags for making 1 gal of worm tea are 1.50 each, or 10 for 10.00, these are full and ready to use.
Shipping is extra, at 6.50 up to 4 pounds.
Cups of 25 worms per cup=2.00 per cup, 5 cup min
10 cups or more=1.75 per cup
Del. Can be arranged with a 50.00 min order, the charge for this will vary with mileage from Dawsonville Ga. A basic in County charge is 10.00 and out of County is 20.00 plus 1.00 per mile after 20 miles. Merchandise and delivery must be prepaid.
Delivery is just a convenience fee and is not meant to make money,