What Are Soil Mites – Friend or Foe?

man holding soil

When you walk in a wooded setting, you’ll see lots of organic matter on the ground.  Leaves, pine needles, mushrooms, and decaying branches and logs are everywhere.  Soil mites are

How To Get Rid Of Tomato Worms [10 WAYS]

Tomato worms or tomato hornworm Manduca quinquemaculata is a very common green caterpillar in North America. This tomato caterpillar eats a wide variety of popular veggie host plants including members of the

How To Control Caterpillars Eating Your Garden

Have you ever wondered – “How To get rid of caterpillars eating leaves in your garden”? Caterpillars represent the immature (larval stage) in the life cycle of butterflies and moths.

How To Get Rid Of Springtails In Soil

Springtails are small, tiny insects ranging in size from 1/64″ of an inch to about 1/2″ an inch. These multi-colored, bright blue, pink, yellow, red, spotted, striped pests… as well

What Is Aster Yellows Virus?

Leaves with Aster yellow virus

Aster yellows is a plant disease caused by phytoplasm. It manifests like a virus, and sap-sucking insects spread it.  The main vector of the disease is the Aster leafhopper.  These insects

What Is A Pyrethrum Spray And How To Use It On Plants?

Ever heard of a pyrethrum spray? A natural pyrethrum bug spray comes from the dried blossoms of white daisies, Tanacetum cinerariifolium. The insecticidal activity of this potent organic compound targets an insect’s nervous system, paralyzing (on contact), thus