Gardening Articles

What is rust? This fungus affects a wide range of woody and herbaceous plants. Even though it rarely kills plants, it reduces a plant's health, vigor, and flower production.

What is gray mold? It is a fungus that can affect any part of the plant and is one of the most common diseases found among bedding plants. This disease will easily infect plants that are already damaged or beginning to die. Moisture is one of the main causes of gray mold. The...

Welcome to our Growing Guides for flowers. On this page, we cover popular annuals, perennials, bulbs, roses, and shrubs—as well as some houseplants.

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What is anthracnose? This fungal disease affects many plants, including vegetables, fruits, and trees. It causes dark, sunken lesions on leaves, stems, flowers, and fruits. It also attacks developing shoots and expanding leaves. It can spread very quickly during rainy seasons....

What are mosaic viruses? This virus infects more than 150 types of plants, including many fruits, vegetables, and flowers. It is characterized by leaves mottled with yellow, white, and light and dark green spots or streaks. Some of the most commonly infected plants include...

What is powdery mildew? This fungus disease affects a wide variety of plants, including lilacs, phlox, roses, squash, beans, and peas. It takes away a plant's nutrients, which causes the plant to bloom less and become weaker. In some cases, if the infection is severe enough,...

What is white mold? White mold is a fungal disease that affects a variety of plants, such as beans, peas, lettuce, and members of the cabbage family.

Woodchucks, also known as groundhogs, can be devastating to a garden and there are few remedies that work. 

Squirrels can cause many problems in your garden. Here are tips how to identify and control squirrels.