This pest attacks indoor plants as well as outdoor plants during hot, dry summers. Read Article
Birch trees are the target of this pest, often consuming the tree branch by branch. Read Article
10 common bugs from Pest Watch to swat away from your garden Read Article
Bagworm: The larvae feed on some 120 species of woody ornamentals-deciduous shrubs and trees as welt as conifers. Read Article
Black spot is the most serious and widespread disease of roses, thriving wherever there is adequate humidity and rainfall. Read Article
Apple scab (Venturia inaequalis) is a problem wherever apples are grown; it’s more serious, however, in temperate areas that experience cool, wet weather in spring and early summer.
The greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum) is one of the most common house-plant pests. Read Article
This common scale (Coccus hesperidum) attacks a wide range of houseplants, including anthuriums, citrus, dieffenbachia, ferns, orchids, and ornamental figs. Read Article
BIOLOGY: Voles, also known as meadow or field mice, have stocky, furry bodies, short legs, and short tails. There are 23 species of voles in the United States, but the two of greatest consequence to gardeners are the meadow and … Read Article
Introduced from Europe, the cabbage maggot (Delia radicum, formerly Hylemya brassicae) is a serious pest of vegetable gardens in the northern United States and Canada. The fly primarily feeds on crucifers such as cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, brussels sprouts, collards, kale, … Read Article
The garlic aroma of crushed or mowed leaves readily identifies this introduced weed.