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!

hellebore not blooming

Plant Problems

11 Reasons Your Hellebores Aren’t Blooming and How to Fix it

Did you recently plant hellebore flowers but are frustrated by the fact that they don't seem to be blooming? Hellebores can be picky, which means you have to meet their essential needs for them to flowers to show at their best. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through common reasons your hellebores aren't blooming, and how to fix it!

lilacs not blooming

Plant Problems

11 Reasons Your Lilacs Aren’t Blooming and How To Fix it

Are your lilacs struggling to bloom this season? There are actually quite a few reasons your lilacs may not be blooming. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros examines all the reasons your lilacs may not be blooming to their full potential, and how you can set them back on the right path for beautiful blooms.

Beetle Pest on Hydrangea Flower

Garden Pests

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!

Blue Hydrangea Flower After Color Mistake

Plant Problems

13 Mistakes To Avoid When Growing Hydrangeas This Season

Hydrangeas are some of the most popular ornamental shrubs planted around the world. But they can be sensitive, making them prone to many common mistakes by both new and experienced gardeners. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through the most common mistakes she sees when gardeners decide to plant hydrangeas.

hydrangea problems

Plant Problems

17 Common Problems With Hydrangeas and How to Avoid Them

Are you planting hydrangeas this season, but looking to avoid some of the most common problems that plague hydrangea owners? There are several common problems that hydrangeas can face after they are planted, and in this ariticle, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago will take you through each problem, and how to avoid them!

lavender mistakes

Plant Problems

11 Common Lavender Growing Mistakes To Avoid This Season

Are you planting lavender in your garden this season? There are a number of different common problems that can impact how well your lavender grows. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the most common mistakes that befall many lavender gardeners, from beginners to gardeners with a seasoned green thumb.

zucchini diseases

Plant Problems

13 Zucchini Diseases: How to Identify, Prevent, and Treat Them

Are you noticing some diseases on your zucchini this season? There are many common diseases that can affect garden grown zucchini. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the 13 most common diseases you'll likely see when growing zucchini this season, as well as how to identify them, prevent them, and treat them!

tomato leaves curling

Plant Problems

8 Reasons Your Tomato Leaves Are Curling (And How to Fix it)

Are the leaves curling on your beloved tomato plants that you've added to your vegetable garden this season? There are a number of different reasons this can happen, with some more common than others. In this article, suburban homesteader and gardening expert Meredith Cohrs examines why this is happening to your tomato plants!

Potato Mistakes

Plant Problems

11 Common Potato Growing Mistakes to Avoid This Season

Are you thinking of growing some potatoes this season, but want to know what you should look out for before you do? There are quite a few mistakes that both beginners and seasoned gardeners make when it comes to growing potatoes. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the most common mistakes she's seen when growing garden potatoes.