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Beneficial Insects in the Garden
Here’s a short list of great beneficial insects with pictures—and with tips on attracting these...
Often considered only a minor houseplant pest, fungus gnats can quickly become a major issue if an...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of slugs in the garden. What Are Slugs?...
Big, fat, and green! Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of tomato hornworms in...
Japanese Beetles: Best and Worst Plants
Although Japanese beetles have a wide range of favorite foods, some plants are more appealing to...
What are those green garden beetles? Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of Japanese...
Plants That Repel Mosquitoes and Other Insects
Which plants repel mosquitoes and other insects in the backyard and garden? Here’s a list of the...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of cucumber beetles in the garden. What are...
What are those little green bugs on your plants? They’re probably aphids! Here are our best tips on...
Native Bees: The Best Pollinators for Your Garden
The super-pollinators of the garden are … native bees! While honeybees have their place, it’s our...
Bee Houses for Solitary Bees
What’s the secret to enjoying more blooms and greater harvests? Pollination! To increase the...
Half-eaten pages in your books? Chewed-through boxes in your pantry? These are signs of a...
What are those bugs on your squash? Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of...
Have you seen thrips damage on your plants? Here are tips for identifying and getting rid of thrips...
Plants that Attract Butterflies
Butterflies and flowers were made for each other, and there are certain flowers that butterflies...
Aphids Pest Control Tips & How to Protect Your Plants
Here are five ways to banish bothersome aphids—without resorting to pesticides for pest control!...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of cutworms in the garden. What are Cutworms...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of whiteflies. What are Whiteflies? What are...
Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of earwigs, also known as pincher bugs or dermaptera,...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of cabbage worms. What are Cabbage Worms? ...
Mexican Bean Beetles
Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of Mexican bean beetles. What Are Mexican Bean Beetles...
Cabbage Root Maggots
Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of cabbage root maggots. What Are Cabbage Root Maggots...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of flea beetles. What are Flea Beetles? What...
Squash Vine Borer
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of the squash vine borer. What are Squash...
Fireflies: Why Do Fireflies Glow?
Fireflies, or lightning bugs, have been captivating humans for centuries with their beautiful...
The Cicadas Are Coming! The Cicadas Are Coming!
Cicadas do not have red coats like the colonial British soldiers had, but many sport red eyes and...
Cinderella in Silk
Midnight. A whomp against the window: a glimpse of wings. Big wings. Birds leave feather-traces...
Getting Antsy: Ants in the Garden
Ants are among the most successful of insects, outnumbering all other individual animals combined....
Lawn Problems and Cures
Do you have lawn problems that need a cure? Walt Whitman called weeds “plants whose virtues have...
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