How To Kill Aphids On Petunias

Petunia bloom with Aphids

So you want to get rid of aphids on petunias? For the most part, petunias grow without facing significant challenges from pests. As with other things, there are exceptions to

How To Get Rid Of Mealybugs On Ponytail Palm

mealybugs in crown of ponytail palm

Mealybugs are a frustrating pest in any circumstance, but when it comes to houseplants they can become a true nightmare.  The ponytail palm (Beaucarnea recurvata) are especially vulnerable, as these

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 Get Rid Of Caterpillars On Plants

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 moths and butterflies.

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