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!

rose rosette disease

Plant Diseases

Rose Rosette Disease: Identification, Prevention & Treatment

Can you identify Rose Rosette Disease? Lethal to roses, it’s widespread in North America and an increasing threat worldwide. We need all rose growers to recognize the symptoms and know how to react so we can slow the spread. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood shares what you need to know about Rose Rosette Disease, including identification, prevention, and treatment.

A close-up on a potted gardenia plant with lush green leaves and a few yellow, dried leaves. The plant is placed in an orange pot filled with brown soil, contrasting against a clean white background.

Plant Problems

11 Reasons Your Gardenia Has Yellow Leaves

There are many reasons your gardenia plant may have yellow leaves. Many issues that cause this problem can be resolved if promptly addressed. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares the most common reasons this happens, and how to fix it when it does!

Weed With Flowers Growing in Field

Weeds

Weeds With Flowers: 41 Flowering Weeds With Pictures

Did you find a weed with flowers in your yard, but aren't quite sure what it is? It's important to understand about weeds and if that type is harmful or beneficial to your garden goals. In this article, we examine the most common weeds with flowers to help you identify what stays and what needs to be relocated.

Close up of a white flower of a Magnolia Tree

Plant Problems

11 Common Problems With Magnolia Trees

Are your magnolia trees looking a little worse for wear? There can be a number of different issues that you run into with these popular trees. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss looks at the most common problems you'll run into when growing magnolia trees.

Rose plant leaves destroyed by pests

Plant Problems

7 Reasons Your Roses Have Holes in the Leaves

Did you spot holes in your rose foliage? Munched-on rose leaves are a common occurrence, but the guilty party varies. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood shares 7 reasons you might see holes in your rose leaves and what you should do about it.

Insects eating roses that are growing in the garden.

Garden Pests

What’s Eating My Roses? It Might Be These 5 Insects

Are you wondering what’s eating your roses? Roses are tough, long-lived perennials, but are often targeted by certain pests. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood identifies the 5 most common pests you may find on your rose bushes, with advice on how to prevent and control them!

Rabbit snacking on leaves in a vegetable garden

Garden Pests

Will Cayenne Pepper Keep Rabbits Out of Your Garden?

Do you have rabbits in your garden but aren't sure what it will take to keep them away? Cayenne pepper is a home remedy that many gardeners use, but does it actually work? In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros takes a deeper look at what you can expect if you use this common household item to deter rabbits this season.