garden pests

How to Control Squash Bugs – Identification and Strategies

How to Control Squash Bugs – Identification and Strategies

Squash bugs are common garden pests that eat squash, pumpkins, and melons. Learn how to control squash bugs in your garden.
Top 10 Tomato Pests and Problems

Top 10 Tomato Pests and Problems

Here's expert advice on how to keep your tomatoes healthy and prevent the 10 most common problems with tomato plants.
Guide to the Safe Use of Home and Garden Chemicals

Guide to the Safe Use of Home and Garden Chemicals

Sometimes chemical solutions are necessary to control severe infestations of plant pests or diseases. Learn how to safely handle home and garden chemicals to protect yourself and the environment.
Rabbit Resistant Plants for Your Garden

Rabbit Resistant Plants for Your Garden

Are rabbits destroying your garden? Try these rabbit resistant plants and shrubs to keep the bunnies at bay.
Invasive species in the U.S. – 5 Insect Pests That Damage Trees

Invasive species in the U.S. – 5 Insect Pests That Damage Trees

There are many invasive insect species in the U.S. that damage trees. Their impacts are widespread. Let's look at five of the most destructive of these pests, the damage they do and what, if anything, we can do to stop them.
How to Get Rid of Slugs in the Garden

How to Get Rid of Slugs in the Garden

In most instances, you can get rid of slugs in the garden without the need to use toxic chemicals or baits.
Deer Resistant Shrubs

Deer Resistant Shrubs

Beautify and protect your landscape by planting deer resistant shrubs. 12 shrubs that you’re not likely to find on the menu when deer come to visit.
9 Methods to Control Insect Pests

9 Methods to Control Insect Pests

Are bothersome bugs ruining your outdoor fun? Insects can be annoying when you are trying to enjoy time spent outside. Here are nine tips for keeping unwelcome insects away from your yard.
Pests and Diseases of Cucumbers

Pests and Diseases of Cucumbers

Cucumbers are generally easy to grow, but there are some things that can ruin your harvest. We’ll show you how to identify and treat common insects and diseases that affect cucumber plants.
How to Repel Mice with Natural Herb Sachets

How to Repel Mice with Natural Herb Sachets

Winter is the peak time for mice infestations, as the creatures try to find warm spots to shelter and nest. You can stop the problem before it starts by making your own natural mouse-repelling sachets to place in your cupboards, in your vehicles, garage, or any other place you'd rather not find these pesky rodents.
Common Houseplant Pests

Common Houseplant Pests

A look at the most common insect pests that feed on houseplants. How to identify and control houseplant pests before they do serious damage your plants.
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Frost Map with Dates

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USDA Zone Finder

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