Pests & Diseases

Bagworm

Bagworm: The larvae feed on some 120 species of woody ornamentals-deciduous shrubs and trees as welt as conifers.

Black Spot

Black spot is the most serious and widespread disease of roses, thriving wherever there is adequate humidity and rainfall.

Fall Webworm

This native insect found throughout North America feeds on at least 88 species of deciduous trees, from apple to willow.

Brown Soft Scale

This common scale attacks a wide range of houseplants, including anthuriums, citrus, dieffenbachia, ferns, orchids and ornamental figs.

Fairy Ring Fungi

The sudden appearance of mushrooms on the lawn can sometimes seem magical, especially when they are arranged in a circle. These so-called fairy rings may be a foot in diameter or 100 feet across. They typically enclose darker green grass.

Blossom End Rot

This common affliction of tomatoes is the result of a physiological disorder rather than a disease. First described over a century ago, blossom end rot is linked to low levels of calcium in the young fruits as well as to …