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Gilmour Duster

Gilmour Duster

The application of diatomaceous earth over a large area in your home can be performed best with applicators like the Wilcox 3 Quart duster. But ...
How Can DE Help the Pest Problems in your Home?

How Can DE Help the Pest Problems in your Home?

At DiatomaceousEarth.com we are obsessed with finding out new ways to use DE to make the world a greener and healthier place; that's why we h...
Diatomaceous Earth: Wet vs Dry Application

Diatomaceous Earth: Wet vs Dry Application

Getting Started is Easy with These 4 Simple Steps Diatomaceous Earth is well known as a miracle product with hundreds of uses and today we wante...
Diatomaceous Earth: Natural Slug Control

Diatomaceous Earth: Natural Slug Control

If you live in a damp climate, then you're no stranger to slugs. Salt, the slug standard, is ultimately impractical as a solution to getting ...
How to Apply Diatomaceous Earth without Hurting Bees

How to Apply Diatomaceous Earth without Hurting Bees

Can diatomaceous earth harm bees the way it harms other insects? We get this important question a lot. The short answer is yes; it can harm t...
Natural Tick Control For Cats

Natural Tick Control For Cats

The sun is coming out, the weather is getting warm, those flowers are blooming. You can hike, explore, take the dog out, visit the park, and play...
The Organic Pesticide for Aphids

The Organic Pesticide for Aphids

Diatomaceous earth is great because it's nontoxic to your garden but deadly to the aphids killing your plants. Aphids feast on plants by pier...
Diatomaceous Earth: Ant Trail Treatment

Diatomaceous Earth: Ant Trail Treatment

Ants swarm the backyard BBQ, the family picnic, and whatever food they can get their little legs on. That's because they thrive on proteins a...
Protect Your Home from Termites with DE

Protect Your Home from Termites with DE

If you live in an area where termites are a problem, you probably know the damage they can cause. Diatomaceous earth is a great tool to assis...
John Kohler's Secret to Organic Pest Control

John Kohler's Secret to Organic Pest Control

For John Kohler, gardening is a not just a hobby, it's his passion. His organic gardening YouTube channel GrowingYourGreens.com has over 164,000...
How to Apply DE for Bugs

How to Apply DE for Bugs

Many of you expressed some surprise last week when we posted our article about using DE to combat spiders and bugs in the your homes. There w...
Diatomaceous Earth: Natural Wasp and Hornet Killer

Diatomaceous Earth: Natural Wasp and Hornet Killer

Wasps and hornets are never fun to encounter. Diatomaceous earth functions as natural wasp and hornet prevention. Wasps and hornets will not ...