Dandelion damage is mainly aesthetic: you’ve got yellow dots when you’d prefer an unbroken expanse of green.
If you notice ugly brown streaks in your iris bed, pay attention: you may have an iris borer infestation.
Though it looks creepy, the earwig helps control insect pests in your garden and feeds on rotting vegetation.
This beetle looks a lot like the native ladybug: yellow to red coloring, typically with black spots, but sometimes with none.
Though the disease is most common on cherry and plum trees, it also infects chokecherries, peaches, and apricots.
These tiny insects thrive in moist, rich soils; on their dinner menu is mold, fungus, and rotting plant matter.
The mealybug, a common pest on houseplants and fruit trees, looks like a miniature sowbug covered in white powder.
My African violets have cyclamen mites. How do I treat them?
Try some organic methods to control weeds and pests in your garden—and to provide a healthy landscape for the insects and wildlife, too.
Campfire builders in the Midwest have been unwitting accomplices of this small dark green beetle, a native of Asia, which has killed more than 30 million ash trees.