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This page contains tips and advice about pest control in your garden.
Garden Insect Guides (1)
Organic Pesticide Information
You don't have to use dangerous chemicals to control pests. There are many organic options to use as pesticides in your garden. This is a guide about organic pesticide information.
Keeping Bees Out of a Hummingbird Feeder
Bees and hummingbirds are often found in the same places in your garden. However, if you are putting out food for the hummingbirds it can attract an unwanted amount of bees. This is a guide about keeping bees out of your hummingbird feeder.
Gnats on Houseplants
Gnats are a nuisance, especially when your house plants are covered in them. Get tips on getting rid of gnats on houseplants in this guide.
Marigolds for Pest Control
This is a guide about marigolds for pest control. Marigolds are often used as companion plants in gardens because of their reputation for deterring certain garden pests.
Egg Deer Repellant Recipe
Deer don't like eggs, by using this recipe you will be able to deter deer away from your garden. This guide has recipes for egg deer repellants.
Something is Eating My Hibiscus
From slugs to rodents, many animals like to feed off of flower shoots. This is a guide about something is eating my hibiscus.
Using Egg Shells for Cutworms
Spreading crushed eggshells around your garden bed in the spring can help kill off cutworms. This is a guide about using egg shells for cutworms.
Getting Rid of Webworms on Pecan Trees
Web worms are the larval stage of a small white moth. They typically appear on pecan and other trees in late summer and early fall. Sprays, both organic and chemical, can be used. Breaking the web and allowing birds to feast has worked for one reader. This is a guide about getting rid of web worms on pecan trees.
Hairnets To Protect Small Plants
This past spring, I had access to 3 two inch gardenia pieces. Just the very tips, mind you. I brought them home and rooted them. Now, I find there are other creatures that love the gardenia just as much as I do.
Round Holes in Lilac Bushes
Round holes in your lilac bush's leaves may be the result of leaf cutter bees. These unaggressive pollinators cut circular or semicircular holes in leaves and use the material to line their nests. This is a guide about what would eat round holes in lilac bushes.
Asian Lady Beetle
I found these creepy little bugs in various states of growth on a rosebush near my front door. I first noticed them when I saw brown spots on a nearby plant. A quick Google search showed me that they are Asian lady beetle larvae. This invasive species has pushed out the native ladybugs throughout North America.
Something Is Eating the Leaves on Canna Lilies
Various garden insects can do damage to the leaves of your plants. Discovering the culprit can help you get rid of them. This is a guide about something is eating the leaves on canna lilies.
Keeping Worms Out of Broccoli
How do you keep those tiny worms out of broccoli?
Controlling Root Knot Nematodes
Any vegetable plant I tried to grow will grow very healthy then there are no fruits. When I extract the plant from the root, the root is like a huge bundle of swollen knots. I tried live good nematodes to eliminate, with no good results. Now I am trying zinnias. I could do with help and advice.
Tomato Plant Stems Being Eaten
When an animal eats the stem of the tomato plant will it ever grow back? Does the saliva seal it? If I clip the ends will it grow back? What can I do?
Keeping Yellow Jackets Away from Hummingbird Feeder
How can I stop yellow jackets from flying around the "port hole" of my hummingbird feeder?
Using Coffee Grounds to Repel Cats
Can you use fresh coffee grounds instead of brewed?
What Is Eating My Pepper Plant Leaves?
I have a bunch of pepper plants and something is eating the leaves of off. I can never find the culprit, I think it happens at night because I never see any bugs or worms on my plants, I have tomato plants right next to the pepper plants and they are untouched. What could be doing this?
Keeping Slugs Off Hostas
Homemade Deer Repellents
Keeping Ants Off Trees and Shrubs
Getting Rid of Ants in Outdoor Potted Plants
Organic Pest Control in the Garden
Keeping Animals Out of Your Garden
Keeping Squirrels from Eating Pecans
Removing Aphids Organically
Getting Rid of Blackbirds
Bugs Eating My Collards
Flies Attacking Crepe Myrtles
Bug Repellent for Morning Glories
Snakes In Water Garden
Keeping Birds from Eating Strawberries
Bug Eating My Rose of Sharon
Protecting Your Garden From Pests
Worms Eating My Sunflowers
Protecting Grapes from Birds
Flies on My Plants Outside
Chunks Missing From Leaves
Something Is Eating the Leaves on My Lilies
Use Tape to Remove Bugs from Plants
Something Is Eating My Pepper Plants
Soda Bottles To Deter Cabbage Moth
Netting The Cabbage Moth
Using Mylar Ribbons as a Deer Deterrent
Using Black Pepper for Garden Pests
Preventing Grubs From Eating Tomatoes
Using Tobacco Juice to Control Garden Pests
Controlling Squash Vine Borers
Colorado Potato Beetle Spray Recipe
Stop The Cabbage Butterfly (Pireis rapae)
Animals Eating My Tomato Plants
Controlling Leaf Miners
Garden Insects: Imported Cabbage Worms
Controlling Tomato Hornworms
Inexpensive Bird Netting
Preventing Frogs from Laying Eggs in a Pool
Grasshoppers Eating Flowers
Worms Eating Tomatoes
Grubs Eating Marigolds
Getting Rid of Ants on Strawberry Plants
Protecting Your Garden From Locusts
Spiders for Pest Control in the Garden
Plants That Repel Insects
Getting Rid of Grasshoppers Naturally
Getting Rid of White Flies in the Garden
Controlling Insects in Your Vegetable Garden
Getting Rid of Ants in a Vegetable Garden
Keeping Pets Out of the Garden
Attracting Toads to Your Garden
What Are These Bugs?
Animal or Bird Biting Off Top of Plants
Getting Rid of Stink Bugs
Getting Rid of Garden Pests
Rose of Sharon Buds Being Chewed
What is Eating My Plants?
Getting Rid of Spiders in the Garden
Controlling Aphids on My Flowering Plums
Getting Rid of Cucumber Beetles
Protecting Plants from Potato Beetles
What Kind of Worms are These?
Getting Rid of Pests on Onion Plants
Homemade Insect Protection for Apple Trees
What Are These Insect Towers?
How Do I Get Rid of Mealy Bugs on House Plants?
Small Black Caterpillars Eating Leaves on Weeping Cherry
Squash Bugs on Gourds
How to Get Rid of Snakes
Green Stink Bug Looking Insect Attacking Flowers and Tomatoes
Something is Eating the Tops Off of My Tomatoes and Peppers
Bugs on Potato Plants
Something is Eating My Tiger Lilies
Keeping Insects Out of Bird Food Bags
Disappearing Zucchini Blossoms
Saving My Plants from Japanese Beetles
Can I Use Dish Soap to Get Rid of Garden Pests?
Protecting My Hibiscus Plant From Little Green Worms
Rabbits and Squirrels Eating Garden Plants
Getting Rid of Pests on Potatoes
Getting Rid of Frog in My Yard
Keeping Flies Off of Shrubs
Organic Treatment for Plum Curculio Beetles
Little Green Worms on Zucchini Leaves
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