Plant Problems

Learn how to avoid the many plant problems you'll run into when gardening - pests, diseases, and more. We provide treatment and prevention tips!

cabbage worms

Garden Pests

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.

strawberry leaves turning red

Plant Problems

Red Leaves on Your Strawberry Plant? Here’s Why!

If the leaves on your strawberry plant have started to turn red, you may be wondering why it happens and if there's any reason to be concerned. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey walks through why your strawberry plant's leaves may be turning red, and how to address it.

hosta problems

Plant Problems

14 Common Problems With Hosta Plants

Curious what kind of problems hostas can carry with them once they are planted? Hostas can run into several issues, but many of them are preventable or treatable. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through the most common problems with hosta plants and how to prevent or fix them.

tomato diseases

Plant Diseases

19 Tomato Diseases: How to Identify, Treat, and Prevent Them

Tomato diseases can disrupt any tomato garden. There are many different kinds of disease that can strike tomatoes at different points in the growing season. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey examines the most common diseases that will likely strike your tomatoes, as well as how to identify, treat, and prevent them from striking your tomato plants.

hydrangea flowers turning brown

Plant Problems

Why Are My Hydrangea Flower Blooms Turning Brown?

Are you noticing the flowers on your hydrangea starting to turn brown? There are a couple common reasons why this happens. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines why hydrangea blooms turn brown, and how you can fix it once you've noticed it's happening.

Plant Diseases

Blossom End Rot: Why Your Tomatoes Have Black Bottoms

Do your tomatoes have black bottoms this season? This is quite common, and is typical of blossom end rot. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey walks through everything you need to know about blossom end rot, including how to treat it, and how to prevent it.

cucumber problems

Plant Problems

15 Common Problems With Garden Cucumber Plants

Are your garden grown cucumbers running into some problems this season? Although they are hardy vining vegetables, cucumbers can run into several common issues. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey walks through the most common problems you'll likely run into when growing cucumbers this season.

tomato hornworms

Garden Pests

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.

zucchini problems

Plant Problems

15 Common Problems With Garden Grown Zucchini Plants

Are you having problems with your garden grown zucchini this season? Zucchini can run into a few issues when being grown in the garden. In this article, organic gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey walks through the most common zucchini problems, and what to do if you see them this season.