Pests & Diseases
My Flowers Have Garden Caterpillars, Now What?
When you spy a caterpillar in the flower garden, is it friend or foe?
Get Rid of Fuzzy Grey Mold on Flowers
Botrytis is an insidious fungal disease that stops flower buds in their tracks.
Lace Bug Control – How to Control Lace Bugs in the Flower Garden
The sap-sucking ways of lace bugs and their larvae damage azaleas and other plants and shrubs in the flower garden.
Prevent and Control Rust Fungus in the Flower Garden
Control rust fungus by using organic and chemical sprays, and by planting rust resistant flower varieties.
Organic Powdery Mildew Control
Powdery mildew affects roses, phlox, zinnias, and other flowers. Control this plant disease with organic sprays.
Kill Grass in Flowerbeds
Grass always seems to grow best in flowerbeds, but you can kill it without harming your garden plants.
Learn how to keep mold, rodents, and other problems out of your flower garden mulch.
7 Flower Garden Pests to Never Ignore
Some flower garden insect pests do more than just munch on plants. They can carry viruses and other plant diseases.
Recognize the Early Warning Signs of Garden Pests and Diseases
Garden insect pests may leave early clues that you can watch for, allowing you to control insects in your garden before they kill your flowers.
Control Kudzu in the Flower Garden
Flower gardeners must attack kudzu aggressively, as it can overtake and kill flowers, shrubs, and even mature trees.
5 Flower Gardening Habits to Avoid
Flower gardeners can get in a rut with improper pruning methods, plant collecting, and summer landscape neglect.