How to get rid of white flies on your avocado plants

In this video I show how to get rid of the white fly.

There are 2 ways.

The first one is to manually remove the flies and the eggs from the leaves, you can use sticky tape to help you get all of the flies and eggs.

The second one is to use the ichneumon wasp, it’s a natural predator of the white fly. It will hunt down the flies and also lays eggs into the eggs of the white flies so no new flies will hatch. You can buy them online or in a garden center.

A Brief History of the Avocado

The History of Avocado - Grow your own Avocado Tree!

The word “avocado” is believed to be derived from the Nahuatl word ahuacatl, which means “testicle” and obviously describes the shape of the fruit. It also likely refers to the fact that the  believed the avocado to be an aphrodisiac. Discovered By the Mesoamericans Avocados have long been a part of the Mexican diet. Archaeologists …

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Creamy Avocado Pasta

Easy to make and most unbelievably creamy avocado pasta you have ever tasted. This recipe makes a terrific dinner dish that can be whipped in just 20 minutes. STEP 1 Follow package instructions to cook pasta. STEP 2 In the meantime, blend together the remaining ingredients into a smooth sauce. STEP 3 In a large …

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Video: Planting Your Germinated Avocado Seed In A Pot.

When you germinate avocado seeds and they reach 3 to 4 inches in length, it is time to transplant your little avocado seed in a pot or growing container! To plant your avocado seed in a pot, we recommend using 8 to 10-inch growing container to start out with. First, fill your pot halfway up with a mixture of one part potting soil and one part peat moss. Using this mixture makes a lightweight soil that promotes aeration and allows for adequate drainage. Position the avocado seed in the pot on top of the earth so that the roots spread evenly. Take your soil mixture and fill in around the roots until your potting soil is even with the top of the seed. Gently pat the soil to firm it up around the seed, taking care not to damage the roots. Saturate the soil until water runs out of the bottom of the pot. It is essential to keep the soil moist but not soggy. Water at least 2 to 3 times a week or more when the soil is not damp to the touch. Now place your potted avocado plant in a sunny place and wait for the magic to happen!

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Worldwide wonder fruit, the Avocado

Avocado on bread

Is there reason to get excited about a little green fruit called an avocado? The answer is YES! Avocados should adopt the phrase, “Anything you can do, I can do better.” Growing naturally around the world, this fruit has good reasons to boast. Used in the kitchen With its creamy texture and healthy fats, an …

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