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!

Tomato leaves turning black

Plant Problems

Tomato Leaves Turning Black? Here’s Why it Happens!

If your tomato leaves are turning black, you may be concerned that there's something wrong with your tomato plants. There are a few different reasons why this happens, and not all are cause for concern. In this article, gardening expert Sarah Hyde shares why tomato leaves can turn black, and how you can fix it when it happens!

ants on zucchini

Garden Pests

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!

peppers aren't growing

Plant Problems

11 Reasons Your Peppers Aren’t Growing and How to Fix it

Are your peppers struggling to grow this season? If so, you've come to the right place! There are a number of different reasons why your peppers may have stunted growth. In this article, gardening expert and former farmer Sarah Hyde walks through the most common reasons your peppers may not be growing, and how to fix it!

ants on cucumbers

Garden Pests

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!

Plant Problems

15 Common Problems With Flowering Cosmos Plants

Are your cosmos flowers having problems this season? While these popular flowers are fairly hardy, they do have a few common issues that can pop up from time to time. In this article, gardening expert and cut flower farmer Taylor Sievers walks through the most common problems with cosmos flowers!

do rabbits eat black eyed susans

Garden Pests

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.

zinnias turning brown

Plant Problems

10 Reasons Your Zinnias Are Turning Brown or Dying

Zinnias are some of the most beautiful flowers you can add to your garden. But what happens when they suddenly start turning brown, or start to die off? There's a number of different reasons this can happen. In this article, gardening and flower expert Taylor Sievers examines 10 different reasons your zinnias are dying and how you can fix it.

marigold problems

Plant Problems

14 Common Problems With Marigold Flowers

Marigolds are hardy flowers, but they are not immune to problems. There are a few common issues that plague many flower gardeners, no matter the climate. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker walks through the most common marigold problems, and how to fix them!

Salvia growing in garden with problems

Plant Problems

11 Common Problems With Flowering Salvia Plants

While Salvia is known to be a fairly hardy plant, that doesn't mean they are entirely without the occasional problem. There are a few different issues that these plants can come across, so it's important to know how to prevent them, and manage them. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker walks through the most common problems you'll likely encounter with your salvia this season.

African Violet that needs repotting growing in a small container

Plant Problems

7 Signs You Need to Repot Your African Violets

If your African Violet is struggling, you may be wondering if it's time to repot your plant. While some common issues can be solved with a proper maintenance routine, other problems are more serious and will require repotting. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen looks at the most common signs your African Violet needs to be completely repotted.

Plant Problems

8 Reasons Your Black-Eyed Susan Flowers Aren’t Blooming

Are your black eyed susans struggling to bloom this season, and you aren't quite sure why? There are a number of different reasons this can happen, and not all are treated the same. In this article, gardening expert Jenna Rich examines why your rudbeckia may be struggling to bloom, and the best way to get them to flower.