A Garden Cleanup Now Will Pay Off in Healthier Plants Next Year

Another growing season is about to end in the more northerly parts of our country, and frosts can soon be expected in New England, upstate New York and in the Great Lakes and northern Great Plains areas. It is not too early, therefore, for you to... Read More...

How to Control Pests and Diseases of Lilies

Because of the wide spread publicity some years ago on the high susceptibility of lilies to diseases, many gardeners even now have the impression that the “queen” of flowers is difficult to grow. This is certainly not so. Disease-free... Read More...

Systemic Insecticides An Approach to Pest Control

Systemic insecticides have drastically changed our pest-control practices. These chemicals are absorbed either through the roots or leaves of actively growing plants in sufficient amounts to kill insects and related pests feeding on or breeding... Read More...

Natural Pest Control From Four Garden Friends

Have you ever heard the childhood ditty “Lady Bug, Lady Bug, fly away home | Your house is on fire, | Your children will burn”? Little did we realize this diminutive red, black spotted insect was our good friend. Later we learned the... Read More...

Mealy Bugs or Springtails

Early in my indoor plant growing, house plants then making up my collection seemed to be thriving, but whenever they were watered, tiny worm like objects would jump about, leaping out of the soil in great numbers before they settled back as the... Read More...

Better Understanding Virus Diseases in Plants

Of all the agents which cause diseases in plants, animals and humans, viruses are the most intriguing, the most baffling and, unfortunately, the most difficult to combat. Like the winds of a hurricane, you cannot see them but you can see the effects... Read More...

Learn to Diagnose Plant Problems

When your plants look sick indoors or out many plant owners cannot gather the courage or dare to think they could diagnosis the problems of a sick plant. Those jobs are for the experts only. There is a simple and easy system for diagnosing plant... Read More...

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