Pests and Problems Articles

See our list of deer-resistant plants to keep the hungry herds away from your garden! First, what... read more
Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of Japanese beetles. What are Japanese Beetles?... read more
Moles are ground–dwelling carnivores that prefer to eat insects instead of your garden plants.... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control flea beetles. What are Flea Beetles... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control whiteflies. What are Whiteflies?... read more
Don’t let their cute faces fool you; rabbits can do a lot of damage to your garden when your back... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control tomato hornworms. What are Tomato... read more
Part of growing your own garden means that you will also be growing weeds at some point. Below is a... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control squash bugs. What are Squash Bugs?... read more
What is powdery mildew? This fungus disease affects a wide variety of plants, including lilacs,... read more
Here are our best tips on how to identify and control aphids in the garden. What Are Aphids?... read more
Weeds can be quite a nuisance in the garden, so here are some techniques for ridding your garden of... read more
Woodchucks, also known as groundhogs, can be devastating to a garden and there are few remedies... read more
While deer may appear to be harmless, they are quite a nuisance in the garden.  These super grazers... read more
Although Japanese beetles have a wide range of favorite foods, some plants are more appealing to... read more
Moles have the potential to ruin your lush-green, meticulously manicured lawn. Chances are, you don... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and prevent blossom-end rot on your tomatoes and garden ... read more
I’m at constant war with the critters that assault my gardens all year long.  Even in winter, deer... read more
Are you having trouble finding impatiens in garden centers this spring?  Did the ones you planted... read more
Birds are a welcome addition to the garden, but if the crows are devouring your corn and the jays... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of imported cabbageworm. What are... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control the squash vine borer. What are Squash... read more
Crows can cause damage not only to your garden but also your other feathered friends. Learn some... read more
Mice can be quite a nuisance in the garden and home. Find out how to identify them and get rid of ... read more
Voles drive gardeners and homeowners crazy! Find out how to identify and get rid of them. How to... read more
Here are some first aid tips for those annoying—and sometimes painful—insect bites and stings from... read more
As anyone knows who has learned the old saying “Leaves of three, let it be” the hard way, poison... read more
What is rust? This fungus affects a wide range of woody and herbaceous plants. Even though it... read more
What is gray mold? It is a fungus that can affect any part of the plant and is one of the most... read more
What is anthracnose? This fungal disease affects many plants, including vegetables, fruits, and... read more
What are mosaic viruses? This virus infects more than 150 types of plants, including many fruits,... read more
What is white mold? White mold is a fungal disease that affects a variety of plants, such as beans... read more
Squirrels can cause many problems in your garden. Here are tips how to identify and control... read more
Skunks are nocturnal animals that are naturally mild-mannered and non-aggressive; they prefer small... read more
Raccoons in the garden? Here are tips on how to combat these masked bandits! Raccoons are nocturnal... read more
Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of cabbage root maggots. What are Cabbage Root Maggots... read more
Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of Mexican bean beetles. What are Mexican Bean... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control cucumber beetles. What are Cucumber... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control cutworms in the garden. What are... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control slugs in the garden.   What are... read more

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