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…
A fully grown garden spider can be an intimidating sight. Often spotted in your outdoor garden in late summer, these big, black and yellow spiders and their large, circular webs are hard to miss. But, despite their intimidating appearance, garden spiders are actually the good guys. Keep reading to learn more about them and why they deserve a home in your garden.
Summertime is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the warm weather. However, one thing that can ruin a good time is mosquitoes. Mosquito bites are more than just a nuisance; these creatures can also be dangerous pests! But there are some natural ways to keep them out of your yard, though, which we will discuss in this post. So read on for some helpful tips! #gogreen #natural #naturalpestcontrol #pestcontrol #mosquitoes #yardtips #greenliving
Bleeding hearts aren't typically bothered by many pests, but when they do show up, they can be a real problem. They can spread diseases, turn your plants ugly, or even kill them entirely. Learn about 7 of the most common pests to watch for and how to control them now on Gardener's Path. #bleedinghearts #gardenerspath
The majesty palm (also known as Ravenea rivularis) is one of several palm species that are popular as houseplants thanks to their ease of care and dramatic effect in any room. If you’ve got one of these lovely plants in your home and are a cat parent as well, you’ve probably wondered- is majesty palm safe for cats? In this article, you’ll learn more about why majesty palm is a great choice for homes with curious felines or other pets. #houseplants #petsplants #indoorplants
Any gardener knows that caterpillars on a tomato plant can cause trouble. Whether it’s a hole that goes straight through a ripening tomato or chewed leaves on tomato plants, tomato caterpillars disrupt harvests and gross out even the most unshakable gardeners. Check out this article to learn about 6 different caterpillars that feed on tomato plants and get gardening tips on what you can do to control them without using synthetic chemical pesticides!
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