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Pests and Problems in the Garden

Listed below are the most common types of problems plants in your garden can suffer from:

Insects, Larve & Mullosks-
Such as Aphids, Whitefly, Earwigs, Catterpillars, Slugs, and Snails.
Fungi- Such as Powdery Mildew, Black Spot, and Rust.
Watering- Too much or too little water.
Fertilization- Over-fertilizing or under-fertilizing.
Lighting- Too much or not enough sun.




Ways to Control Soft-Bodied Insects like Aphids, Whitefly & Mealybugs

Ladybugs!


Ladybugs are a very effective and fun way to control soft-bodied insects in the garden. Because they are a natural predator, they are good for the earth as well!

Organic Sprays

Horticultural Oils, such as Master Nursery Pest Fighter, are a safe and effective way to fight against sucking insects.

Insecticidal Soaps, such as Espoma Insecticidal Soap, is another way to fight sucking insects, especially Aphids!

All of these products, and more, are available at BOTH locations. Please feel free to come by or call anytime, and our knowledgeable staff will answer any of your questions!