Garden Pest Control
How to Get Rid of Powdery Mildew Safely and Naturally
A fungus called powdery mildew often preys upon cool, damp gardens in the fall. If this is happening to your garden, you can safely and naturally control the spread. Six homemade sprays can be used as natural remedies to treat powdery mildew.
How to Get Rid of Tomato Hornworms Safely and Naturally
There are safe and organic ways to eliminate this pest from your garden. Here are five natural ways to keep the tomato hornworm from destroying your tomato plants.
4 Ways to Control Corn Earworms in Your Garden Naturally
Corn earworms can ruin an entire crop of delicious sweet corn. Learn four ways to get rid of them without using any harsh chemicals.
5 Ways to Control Cutworms in Your Garden Safely and Naturally
Cutworms can quickly ruin a garden. Here are 5 ways to kill cutworms without harming plants, animals, humans, or the environment.
10 Plants to Naturally Repel Mosquitoes From Your Garden
These ten plants can help keep mosquitoes out of your garden to protect you, your family, and your pets from these blood-sucking insects.
Natural and Humane Ways to Repel Raccoons From Your Garden
Though trash pandas may look cute and cuddly, they cause massive amounts of destruction in the garden. Here are some tips to keep raccoons away from your garden or yard.
How to Protect Milkweed Plants From Aphids, Naturally
Are aphids infesting your milkweed plants? Follow these tips to naturally get rid of aphids and prevent them from coming back, while keeping the monarch butterflies that visit your plants safe!
30 Deer-Resistant Flowers, Shrubs, and Trees for Your Garden
From daffodils and lavender to ginkgo biloba, there are many plants that can help you create a deer-resistant landscape. Learn which plants prevent or repel deer from garden beds.
How to Get Rid of Cabbage Worms Safely and Naturally
Cabbage loopers can ruin your crops in a hurry. Luckily, there are several cheap and easy ways to get rid of them.
Organic Garden Pest Control: 4 Ways to Get Rid of Roly-Polies
Getting rid of pests in a garden can be difficult. Learn four organic ways to remove pillbugs (roly-polies) and sowbugs from your garden.
Pet-Friendly Organic Ways to Deal With Lily Beetles
The red lily beetle is a destructive pest that can ruin your lily plants. Here are some organic options to try to rid your garden of the lily beetle and keep your pet and friendly insects safe!
How to Get Rid of Lily Leaf Beetles (Scarlet Lily Beetle)
Lily leaf beetles can quickly destroy your prized lilies and other plants. Fortunately, you can get rid of them safely and organically.
The Flea Beetle: An Enemy to Many of Your Vegetables
Vegetables that we grow in our gardens certainly have no shortage of insect pests. This article will discuss one in particular: the flea beetle, which can affect many different vegetables by chewing tiny holes in the leaves. Their larvae can also attack the plant's roots, which weaken the plant.
How to Protect Your Garden From Being Destroyed by Cats
Cats are wonderful pets but can be destructive to a garden. To a cat, a garden is one big litter box. They dig up plants, use the bathroom, and sleep on garden beds. This article lists different ways to protect your garden from cats.
4 Easy Organic Ways to Control Pests in Your Garden
From aphids to slugs, pests are a common hurdle for every gardener. Avoid pesticides use this year by employing these organic garden pest control methods.
How to Rid Your Yard of Five of the Worst Garden Pests
Some insects are beneficial to your garden, but there are many that aren't. Rid your garden of aphids, cutworms, Japanese beetles, slugs, and snails.
What's Eating Your Garden? How to Identify Common Leaf-Eating Pests
This quick and easy guide to garden pests will help you identify the insects eating your leaves.
Tips For Designing a Tick-Free Environment For Your Yard
Tick bites can cause diseases in humans and pets. Design a tick-free environment by cleaning, spraying, and planting to keep ticks out of your yard.
How to Recognize, Manage, and Eradicate Cabbage Worms From Your Garden
If you find that kale and other cruciferous vegetables in your garden look like something has been munching on them, then we can most likely tell you why! Here we will talk about cabbage worms—one of the most common garden pests—and how to control and get rid of them!
4 Ways to Control Earwig Damage in Your Vegetable Garden
Earwigs can be beneficial predators in your garden, but what happens when they start eating your newly sprouted vegetables and flowers? Use these tips to keep earwig damage under control.
Common Pests and Problems of Perennial Plants
As the name might suggest, annuals have only one growing cycle. But perennials will grow for a season, die down during the colder months, and grow again in the spring. Properly identifying issues will not only keep your garden beautiful, but it will limit problems of pests and disease.
Plant-Eating Animals: Keeping Cats and Dogs Out of the Garden
Are your pets or neighborhood strays roaming in your precious garden? Here are some safe methods to keep cats and dogs out of your garden.
Garden Pests: How to Control Armyworm Infestation and Damage
Have you noticed plants looking dull, eaten, or even worse, dead? Find out if you have an armyworm invasion and how to treat it.
Stink Bug Population Increasing in the United States
You won't want to bother stink bugs in any way because you'll regret it. The resulting smell can be less than pleasant. This article shows how to identify the stinkers, how to keep them away, and how to get rid of them should you need to.
Top 5 Most Common Garden Pests in Vegetable Garden Beds
Check out the five most common garden pests, including aphids and mealybugs, and learn how to prevent them.
How to Get Rid of Garter Snakes Without Killing Them: 7 Tried-and-True Ways
Do you have annoying garter snakes in your backyard, but you don't have the heart to whack them a few times with a machete? Here are some ways that you can get rid of garter snakes peacefully.
13 Common Pests of Leafy Vegetables: Photos, Prevention, and Control
Leafy vegetables are affected by a number of garden pests. Read on to learn about the most common insect pests of leafy vegetables, their prevention, control, and management. See also their photos.