Disease And Pest Control Guides

Scale On Houseplants: 5 Effective Steps to Eliminate Them

It’s inevitable that at some point, you will have to deal with pests on your houseplants.  Whether that’s providing them with the wrong conditions, or a single plant causing a full-blown infestation across your collection, they spread easily, and quicker than you might expect.  Dealing with pests on your plants is a little like putting out fires: there is some … Read More

Droopy Moth Orchid Leaves: How To Revive Your Plant

Moth orchids are beautiful plants, but they are a fast learning curve. They have quite different requirements to other plants, and you won’t really understand this until you try to grow one! If you don’t understand why your orchid plant is unhappy, you may soon find yourself throwing the poor thing in the trash if problems persist for too long.  … Read More

The 7 Most Common Hydrangea Diseases

Hydrangeas are stunning plants that make an impact in any garden, flowering reliably for years and years to come.  While they are very resilient plants, sometimes they fall victim to disease, in which case you need to act quickly. Here’s what to look for in hydrangea diseases, and how you can help your hydrangea recover, if you catch problems early … Read More

How To Keep Dogs Out Of Your Garden: 10 Effective Tricks

Dogs are loving and sweet creatures, but there are times when they are less adorable and absolutely full of mischief.  The world is their playground, and sometimes there is nothing more exciting than the garden, cheerfully digging up all your hard work because they’ve caught an interesting scent, or they just want to dig a crater in the soil. It’s … Read More

How To Keep Bugs Out Of The Garden

One of the inevitable parts of gardening is the bugs. There are many beautiful bugs that don’t cause your garden any problems, and actually help your plants, but there are lots of bugs that can decimate your plants, and be a nuisance to you and your family, too. If you’re not careful, harmful bugs can quickly take over your plants, … Read More

How To Keep Rabbits Out Of Your Garden: 10 Ways That Work

Rabbits are adorable creatures that are fun to watch. That is until you find them snacking on your favorite plants.  The novelty soon wears off, and it can be devastating to see the devastation they can cause in your garden, especially after the months of hard work you put in. But there are things you can do to keep rabbits … Read More

How To Keep Squirrels Out Of Fruit Trees

Squirrels can be fun to watch gamboling about your garden, but at some point, they will make a beeline for your fruit trees. They’ll do so pretty quickly, and after that, the novelty wears off. Fruit trees are fantastic plants to have in your garden, and more likely than not, they have been there for years, providing you with privacy, … Read More

Unhealthy Lucky Bamboo: Common Diseases and Root/Leaf Problems

Lucky bamboo, also known as Dracaena sanderiana, the ribbon dracaena, curly bamboo, Chinese water bamboo, or the Goddess of Mercy’s plant is a very popular houseplant. It’s resilient to most problems that would undoubtedly kill other houseplants, making it difficult to kill, but it’s not impossible. If it looks like your lucky bamboo is suffering, here’s how to diagnose what’s … Read More

How To Keep Groundhogs Out Of Your Garden

While a great part of gardening is watching nature make its home in your garden, there are some visitors you don’t want to attract, and one of those is the groundhog. While they are cute from a distance, they can wreak a lot of havoc on your garden and destroy everything you’ve worked so hard for. Once they set up … Read More

How to Keep Chipmunks Out of Garden: 10 Effective Tricks

It is inevitable that at some point, nature makes its home in your garden more than you would want.  Butterflies, bees, birds, and beneficial insects you want to welcome as much as possible, but one thing you want to deter from your garden is the chipmunk, or you will find chaos everywhere. These cute and mischievous animals can be a … Read More

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