Plant Scale Insects – Removing Scale Bugs On Plants Indoors and Out

Plant scale insects come equipped with piercing/sucking mouthparts and are widespread around the world. There are over 8000 types of plant scale, and they feed like (aphids and spider mites) on many … [Read more...]

How To Control Caterpillars Eating Your Garden

Caterpillars represent the immature (larval stage) in the life cycle of moths and butterflies. Of course, butterflies are very desirable, beneficial insects and we don't want to kill butterfly … [Read more...]

Green Lacewings: How To Use Them For Garden Pest Control

Green lacewings are small, delicate insects and members of the group of insects termed as "net-winged." There are many different species of these dainty green creatures which you'll find in all … [Read more...]

How To Make Homemade Insecticidal Soap – A Recipe

Home gardeners have long used homemade insecticidal soap for pest control and killing bugs on plants. Over a century ago fish-oil soap was a common solution. "Natural control" of pest is not … [Read more...]

Japanese Beetle: How To Get Rid Of Japanese Beetles

One of the worst garden pest, the Japanese beetle feeds on a wide variety of plants. In fact, they survive and thrive eating more than 275 different types of grasses, ornamental plants, vegetables and … [Read more...]

Wolf Spiders: Are They Dangerous and How To Get Rid Of Them

Wolf spiders are very common spiders and found in most parts of the world. In fact, there are about 3000 species of them worldwide with over 200 of these species living in North America. … [Read more...]

9 All Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Slugs In Your Garden

When planting a garden, slugs and snails for whatever reason seem to show up. Trying to get rid of slugs can be a challenge. Throw in the desire to grow organically and you eliminate some of the … [Read more...]

Mealybugs: How To Kill Annoying Mealy Bugs

Have you ever seen mealybugs on houseplants or on other ornamental plants in the landscape? They look like cotton or blotches of powder all over the leaves. If so, you've seen them, naturally, … [Read more...]

Why And How To Use Lady Bugs In The Garden

Ladybugs, the little round red color bug with black spots, oh, who cannot identify lady bug? We all have known it from childhood days! They are the most desired beneficial insects gardeners love in … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Large Tomato Hornworm Caterpillars

Tomato hornworms are a very common caterpillar in North America. These hornworms eat a wide variety of popular veggie plants including members of the Hemlock family, such as: Tomato plants … [Read more...]