What Do Ladybugs Eat Besides Aphids?

Ladybug dining on aphids, but what else do they eat?

Often referred to as the Gardener’s Apprentice, ladybugs are often a welcome sight around gardens and crops. These brightly-colored insects voraciously devour and eat harmful aphids that damage your fruits

Tips On Getting Rid Of Asp Caterpillars

stinging ASP caterpillar

Caterpillars eating leaves is a widely known fact. But, devouring leaves is not the only issue that can arise with caterpillars. Many caterpillars, such as the Asp caterpillar, also sting

Does Neem Oil Control And Kill Mealybugs?

Gardener spraying plants in garden with Neem

Few things are more frustrating than discovering white sticky stuff on the leaves of your plants. You find this is a sure sign of a mealybug infestation. At the nymph

Does Neem Oil Work As A Fungicide?

Gardener spraying plants for fungus with Neem oil

Neem oil is the go-to natural insecticide in most parts of the world due to its minimal effect on the environment and low to nonexistent toxicity for humans and pets.

Neem Oil For Aphids Feeding On Plants

Spraying plant and flowers infected by many green aphids. No pesticide, made with water, neem oil

Created from Indian lilac (Azadirachta indica) seeds, neem oil has earned a reputation as one of the toughest natural remedies against common plant pests available. Even its byproduct, neem cakes,

How To Kill Black Aphids

Black aphids feeding in the corner of a leaf

If you have any number of plants in your home or outdoors and have not experienced any pest problems, consider yourself lucky. If you have had your share of little

What Bugs Does Neem Oil Kill?

Neem oil kill many types of garden bugs

If you grow plants you’ve heard people raving about the benefits of using neem oil. It’s used as a pesticide and for general plant care, such as neem cake fertilizing

How To Naturally Get Rid Of Root Aphids

root aphids feeding on hydroponic grown roots

Root aphids harm plants, introduce more pests and fungus, and reproduce fast. Killing them off with pesticides works. But, this treatment can make the diseased plant’s ecosystem worse by killing

Will Diatomaceous Earth Kill Earwigs?

Diatomaceous earth will kill Earwigs that make up the insect order Dermaptera. With about 2,000 species in 12 families, they are one of the smaller insect orders.

Despite being relatively harmless, earwigs aka pincher bug (forficula auricularia) are unwelcome guests in your home. They can kill off houseplants and are a general nuisance. If you are trying

How To Use Diatomaceous Earth In Potted Plants

Bag of Diatomaceous earth gardeners use as a soil amendment and as a pesticide in potted plants.

Diatomaceous earth is a natural, safe choice for many home gardeners. We share how to use diatomaceous earth in potted plants. Millions of people around the world use DE to control cockroaches, ants, mites, fleas, earwigs, crickets, centipedes, pillbugs, beetles, fungus gnat larvae, and other garden pests. [DETAILS]

How To Get Rid Of Cabbage Aphids

The larva of the scarlet flies eats aphids on the cabbage. Natural enemy of aphids, useful garden insect destroying the population of pests

Cabbage aphids (Brevicoryne brassicae) are small, gray-green insect pests that feed on certain types of plants, known as brassicas. They can cause significant damage to crops and tend to attack

How Do Aphids Farm Ants?

Ants taking care of aphids

Aphids are small insects that feed on green leafy plants. An aphid colony can destroy a garden, and unfortunately, they tend to attract colonies of ants. Anyone who has dealt

Aphids On Roses Home Remedy

Aphids feeding on a beautiful rose bud

You’ve heard of aphids and probably even seen one of these garden pests at some point. But did you know they also attack roses? The term aphid can relate to

How To Use Castile Soap For Aphids

Pure Castile soap spray are one of the basics in a homemade insecticidal soap spray

Gardening is a wonderful and productive hobby. But it can be frustrating to watch the fruits of your labor get destroyed by pests.  When that happens, you have to make

How To Control Black Bean Aphids

Aphid colony Aphis fabae

Aphidoidea, or aphids, are small insects that feed by sucking on plant sap. These soft-bodied creatures are “true bugs” because they are equipped with a specialized mouth solely to withdraw