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
This native insect found throughout North America feeds on at least 88 species of deciduous trees, from apple to willow. Read Article
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.
This armored scale (Unaspis euonymi) from Asia is a serious pest of euonymus throughout the United States and Canada. Read Article
Introduced from Europe, the black vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) is a widespread pest in the northern half of the United States, where it attacks a wide variety of landscape shrubs, especially evergreens such as rhododendrons, hemlocks, and yews.