How To Get Rid Of Mealybugs On Fiddle Leaf Figs

large glossy leaves of the Fiddle Leaf Ficus

Named for their large, violin-shaped leaves, the fiddle leaf fig is a popular member of the Moraceae family and is related to the rubber tree plant varieties. The deciduous shrub is known by

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, decaying branches, and logs are everywhere. Soil mites are also

How To Care For Painted Daisy

Flowering Tanacetum coccineum - Painted Daisy

Tanacetum coccineum (TAN-uh-SEE-tum, kok-SIN-ee-um) is a non-invasive, non-aggressive herbaceous perennial hailing from the Caucasus and most parts of Asia.  A member of the Asteraceae or Compositae family, the plant’s genus

How to Get Rid of Crane Flies

crane flies

If you happen to see mosquito-like flies in your garden, you don’t need to worry.  They are crane flies, which don’t pose any serious threat to your health.  Often called

Iris Borer: Treatment & Control

Iris flowers

The iris borer (Macronoctua onusta) is a species of moth belonging to the Noctuidae family.  It’s found throughout North America and is a common threat to iris plants. Macronoctua onusta

Echeveria Succulent: Pests | Diseases | Solutions

versatile echeveria succulent plant

Echeveria plants are a group of Mexican succulents with approximately 140 or more types of Echeveria species, which range greatly in size, shape, and other characteristics.  For this reason, Echeveria

How To Get Rid Of Thrips In Your Garden

close up of a feeding thrip

Thrips are very common garden pests for most indoor and outdoor plants and can be very difficult to eradicate once they’ve taken hold in your garden. They commonly affect a