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Bugs, Diseases & Weeds

Nothing can rob a garden of its beauty quicker than a space infested by insects, diseases, or weeds. But it is possible to keep your garden healthy, lush, and free of pests. With weeds, the best bet is to get rid of them before they have a chance to get established. To do that, you'll have to learn how to identify these pesky plants. Start with our guide to the most common weeds. The same is true with pests: To keep your garden free of them, learn to identify the most common bugs. If you do have a pest problem, you can control it without turning to harsh chemicals; we have ideas for you. Bats can actually be a gardener's friends, but how can you attract them safely to your yard? Use these tips to invite more of these helpful creatures to your yard. Many diseases and pests prey on specific plants, such as roses. There are two options: Plant disease-resistant versions or stop dreadful diseases such as black spot. Aphids and Japanese beetles are common to many gardens, but there are ways to minimize damage and keep plants safe.

Tips for Deterring Deer

Keep the deer from eating their way through your garden with these tricks.

Stop Aphids in Your Garden

Don't let aphids ruin your garden. Use these tips to keep your plants safe.

Attract Bats for Organic Insect Control

They may not be pretty, but bats are hardworking garden residents.

Weed Identification Guide

Don't let weeds rob your garden of its beauty. Use our guide to help you...

Stop Garden Pests

Get tips for identifying and controlling some of the most common insects and...

How to Get Rid of Creeping Charlie

Wondering how to kill Creeping Charlie? Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea)...

Diagnose Tree Disease

Get to work diagnosing tree diseases with our pictoral summary of 10 common...

Stop Grasshoppers in Your Garden

Don't let grasshoppers leave your garden ragged. Use these tips to keep your...

Eliminate Weed Plants from Your Garden

Weeds are tough competitors in a garden. Here's how to fight and win your weed...

Save Your Roses from Black Spot

Try these tips for preventing black spot from ruining your perfect roses.

Stop Squash Bugs in Your Garden

Keep your squash and pumpkins safe from these annoying insect pests.

Weed Control in Gardens

Use our guide to prevent and control weeds in your garden.

How to Weed Your Garden

Get tips and tricks on how to get rid of weeds in your garden.

Winning the Weed War

Looking for a battle plan to assist you in the war on weeds? Here are 15...

Stop Leafminers

Thin whitish trails in leaves are a sure sign of leafminers. Use these tips to...

How to Get Rid of Bugs in Your Garden

Learn how to get rid of bad bugs in your garden without damaging the...

Stop Sawflies

Although this pest looks like a worm or a slug, it's neither, and that makes a...

Stop Cabbage Loopers in Your Garden

Keep your cabbage, broccoli, and other vegetables safe from cabbage loopers...

Vinegar as Weed Killer

Vinegar is a jack-of-all-trades around the home. In addition to the zing it...

Stop Grubs in Your Lawn

White grubs can be serious lawn pests. Knowing when to control them saves you...

Weed Killer 101

Used strategically, weed killer products can help you control unwanted...

Stop Japanese Beetles

Japanese beetles can be a huge hindrance to a healthy garden. Getting rid of...

Garden Pest Control

Learn how to identify 10 common flower and plant insects, as well as good...

Stop Squash Vine Borers in Your Garden

This disgusting little pest can turn a large, healthy squash plant into a...

Stop Fall Webworms the Organic Way

Don't let webworms ruin your fall garden. Use these organic remedies to get ri...

How to Control Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew, a common disease, can quickly turn your garden from gorgeous t...

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