Garden Pests

There are an incredibly huge number of garden pests to be aware of. Chewing pests, sucking pests, and more await you in our in-depth series of articles on these annoying critters.

Throughout, we provide you helpful assistance in how to manage your pest populations using integrated pest management tips and useful organic solutions!

White Mealybug Crawling on Succulent Plant with Red Stems

Garden Pests

How to Get Rid of Mealybugs on Succulent Plants

If you've found mealybugs on your succulents, you don't need to panic. While these pests can cause damage, they aren't untreatable. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton takes you through six simple steps to rid your succulents of their mealybug problem.

Pink African Violet Flower Being Eaten by Bugs

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5 Garden Pests That May be Eating Your African Violets

Does it look like something took a bite out of your African Violets? These popular houseplants can become victims to many different pests that will dine on their tender foliage and beautiful blooms. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen examines the five most common pests that may eat your African Violets.

ants on zucchini

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Why Are There Ants on My Zucchini Plants?

If you've suddenly encountered ants on your Zucchini plants, you may be concerned that they will ruin your crop. Ants typically show up on zucchini due to aphids, and few other reasons. In this article, gardening expert Sarah Hyde examines why ants may show up on your Zucchini, and what to do about it when they do!

ants on cucumbers

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Ants on Cucumbers: Why it Happens & Prevention

Are there ants on your garden cucumbers? They could be enjoying your hard grown veggies for a number of different reasons. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Sarah Hyde examines why ants can be attracted to cucumbers, what to do if you notice them, and how to prevent them from coming around your cucumbers in the first place!

do rabbits eat black eyed susans

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Will Rabbits Eat My Black-Eyed Susans? How Can I Prevent it?

If you want to plant some Black-Eyed Susans this year, but are nervous that rabbits may come and eat them up, you aren't alone! Many rudbeckia enthusiasts face this question after a move, or putting their flowers in a new location. In this article, cut flower farm owner and gardening expert Taylor Sievers walks through exactly what to expect.

tulip pests

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11 Common Tulip Pests: How to Identify, Prevent, and Treat Them

Tulips are a hardy flower, but even these spring blooming beauties can succumb to certain garden pests each season. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros examines the most common pests that can plague your tulip plants, as well as how to prevent them, or treat them if they've already begun attacking your tulips.

cabbage worms

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How to Stop Cabbage Worms From Making Holes in Your Greens

Struggling with cabbage worms making holes in your garden greens? Cabbage worms can be one of the top destroyers of leafy greens in the vegetable garden. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs walks through her favorite methods for keeping these pests away from your garden greens this season.

tomato hornworms

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11 Ways To Prevent & Control Tomato Hornworms This Season

Have you experienced tomato hornworms taking over your garden? It's not a fun experience! Luckily there are many different ways you can prevent this from happening. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs walks through her favorite ways to prevent and control tomato hornworms in your garden this season.

spider mites fiddle leaf figs

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7 Ways To Prevent Spider Mites on Fiddle Leaf Figs

Looking to prevent your fiddle leaf fig from getting spider mites? There are a number of different ways you can prevent these annoying houseplant pests. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton examines how to prevent spider mites in 7 different ways.

Lavender Affected By Aphids

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11 Lavender Pests & Diseases To Watch For This Season

Lavender is an extremely hardy plant. They fall victim to few pests, and very few diseases. But despite their hardiness, pests and diseases do still take hold of these plants. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey (who has worked at a large lavender farm) walks through the most common lavender pests and diseases, as well as how to preven them!

Beetle Pest on Hydrangea Flower

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11 Common Hydrangea Pests: How to Prevent and Treat Them

Hydreangeas are one of the most popular flowering shrubs. Unfortunately pests like them almost as much as many gardeners do. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines the most common pests that can take over your hydrangeas. She'll also walk through how to identify, prevent, and treat each of them!