This board offers advice on preventing pests in your garden as well as ways to control houseplant pests. You'll discover how to eliminate garden pests with…
Carrots look as tasty to the carrot rust fly as they do to us. The maggots of this species leave rust-colored tunnels through the root vegetables, ruining their palatability and yield. Learn about these pests and how to prevent and control infestations now on Gardener’s Path. #carrotrustflies #carrots #gardenerspath
To carrot weevils, those orange roots are a home with an endless buffet. The larvae of this snout-nosed insect leave black tunnels and cracked roots behind, if they don't kill the plant outright. Learn about these little beetles and how to prevent and control their hungry grubs at Gardener’s Path. #carrot #gardenerspath
Even low-maintenance roses have pests. Meet 8 common rose pests and learn the best organic controls for managing them. Plus, discover why systemic chemical pesticides are a bad idea for controlling pests of roses and other flowering plants. #gardening #roses #organicgardening
Can you tell a bumblebee from a sweat bee? This primer on common backyard bees will make you a bee-ID pro in no time at all! Meet some of the beautiful native bees that help your garden thrive. These species are common across much of North America. #bees #pollinatorgardening #pollinators
Petunias have soft, delicate flowers and leaves that many pests consider a delicacy. And your garden is filled with hungry critters that would love to have your petunias for dinner. This guide covers everything you need to know to identify and control the top pests that may plague your plants. #petunias #gardenerspath
Blueberry plants are susceptible to a handful of common pests and diseases. By taking certain preventative steps, you’ll dodge many of these issues and will enjoy a bountiful blueberry harvest. Learn how to identify the most common issues and what to do about them now on Gardener's Path. #blueberries #gardenerspath
Slugs are one of the most common garden pests, though they aren’t insects. Facing a slug infestation is serious business, filled with slime trails, damaged leaves, and missing seedlings. Effective organic slug control is both manageable and affordable, when you’re armed with the following gardening tips and information.
Want to add some beauty to your outdoor garden that won't become food to animals? Check out this list of over 20 plants that are deer resistant. If you absolutely must have a plant that’s known to be high on their snack list, try to plant it between some varieties that they tend to avoid.