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!

Deer in a Garden With Hydrangeas

Garden Pests

Are Hydrangeas Deer Resistant or Will They Attract Deer?

Thinking of adding some hydrangeas, but live in a location that's also very populated by deer? Curious to know if hydrangeas will attract deer or if they are deer resistant? In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago walks through everything you need to know about deer and hydrangeas!

squash vine borers

Garden Pests

9 Tips For Preventing Squash Vine Borers This Season

Trying to figure out how to keep squash vine borers away from your garden squash this season? These pests wreak havoc on zucchini, and other types of squash every year. In this article, suburban homesteader and gardening expert Merideth Cohrs provides some of her top tips for keeping your squash safe from this common garden pest.

dahlia pests

Garden Pests

11 Dahlia Pests: How to Identify, Prevent, and Treat Them

Dahlias are beautiful flowers, but there are many pests that love to try to ruin even the most perfect flower gardens. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros looks at the most common pests your dahilas will encounter this season. She also walks through how to identify, prevent, and treat each one of them.

Pests crawling on a tomato plant and eating it.

Garden Pests

21 Tomato Pests: How to Identify and Prevent Them

Thinking of planting some tomatoes this season, but want to make sure you keep the bugs away when you start planting? Tomatoes have a whole host of different pests that can come after their juicy red fruits, so pest prevention is arguably more important than treatment. In this article, gardening and homestead expert Merideth Cohrs takes a look at the most common tomato pests and how to prevent them.

Coleus in Garden Without Deer

Garden Pests

Do Deer Eat Coleus? Will They Attract Deer to My Garden?

Thinking of planting some coleus in your garden, but aren't sure if they will attract deer or not? While they may not attract deer like a hosta, there's still some steps you'll need to take if you want to keep deer away from your coleus. In this article, certified master gardener Larua Elison walks through if this plant will bring deer into your garden.