Pest Control

  • How To Treat Tobacco Mosaic Virus

    Tobacco Mosaic Virus is one of the plant illnesses that most growers never have to worry about depending on what they’re growing.

    But, for those who do experience it, it can be detrimental to their grow. This is because its one of the few diseases with no real cure, making prevention of the utmost importance.

    And if you experience it once, its likely it’ll return to your grow. That means you also need to know how to get rid of it and its presence from your garden even after you dispose of your sick plants.

    We’ll teach you the symptoms of tobacco mosaic virus, our best tips for preventing it altogether, and what to do should you encounter it. First, we want to share some background information on what this disease is, and how it started.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Root Rot

    Wondering how to get rid of root rot? If your plants are wilting and you just can’t figure out why, this condition may be to blame. 

    This pesky disease presents symptoms similar to those you'd see if you underwatered.

    But sadly, the root cause is typically the exact opposite - overwatering. Just about any kind of plant can suffer from root rot, but houseplants tend to be the most vulnerable.

    If this disease is giving you grief, you need to act fast.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Scale Insects On Plants Fast

    Trying to figure out how to get rid of scale insects on your plants? You’ve come to the right place. 

    These tiny pests can be found on the leaves, twigs, branches, and fruits of all kinds of plants. While they’re most common on backyard trees and shrubs, there aren’t many kinds of plants that are immune. 

    In fact, scale insects are frequently found on houseplants and greenhouse-grown plants, too.

    With more than 1,000 different species of scale insects in North America alone, it may seem like you’re up against an impossible task when it comes to getting rid of an infestation. 

    However, there are some simple tips you can follow to rid yourself of these cumbersome critters for good.

    Before we share our favorite eradication methods, we'll cover what these guys can do to your plants, how to identify them, and prevent them in the first place.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Leafminers On Plants Fast

    Want to know how to get rid of leafminers?

    You aren’t alone.

    These tiny pests aggravate millions of gardeners each year, and when they continue to rear their ugly heads in your garden, it can be incredibly disheartening.

    You don't need to lose hope quite yet, though.

    There are plenty of ways you can get rid of leafminers with a bit of practice - and a whole lot of patience.

    Before we share our best prevention tips and eradication methods with you, let's cover some general information on this pest, along with how to identify it.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Leafhoppers On Plants Fast

    They may be tiny, but you need to be able to get rid of leafhoppers fast if you encounter them in the garden.

    These bugs aren't quite as common as some other common garden pests, yet, they can still spell disaster for you and your plants.

    They have insatiable appetites and can do serious damage to your foliage. Luckily, they are relatively easy to prevent.

    We have some great tips to eradicate them should they infest your garden. Before we get to that, let's talk about what they are and how to identify them.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Caterpillars On Plants Fast

    An infestation can devastate vegetables, shrubs, and flowers within a matter of days, so you need to know how to get rid of caterpillars on plants quickly and safely.

    Caterpillar outbreaks aren't as common as aphids or mites, but they still infiltrate gardens and can do serious damage.

    Luckily, learning how to get rid of caterpillars comes down to choosing the right tools for the job - and following these simple tips for identification, prevention, and control.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Thrips On Plants Fast

    Learning how to get rid of thrips quickly can be the difference between scrapping your plants and salvaging your garden.

    Of all the gardening pests you may have to deal with, thrips are some of the most annoying.

    Luckily,  we have some tips to prevent them in the first place. But even the best prevention measures can render ineffective under certain circumstances.

    So, after we share our prevention tips, we'll help you figure out the best way to get rid of thrips in a safe, timely manner, in hopes of still getting to harvest.

    First, we need to explain why thrips are bad, and what they can do to your plants, along with how to identify them and differentiate them from other pests.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Whiteflies On Plants Fast

    If you recently noticed tiny white bugs on your plants, you may be on the brink of infestation, so you’ll need to learn how to get rid of whiteflies on plants fast.

    They can harm your garden or indoor grow by feeding on your plants, doing extensive damage in the process. But, not to worry.

    We will help teach you everything you need to know about this pest, including how to identify, prevent, and if necessary, kill whiteflies. 

    Let’s start with some background information.

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  • Complete Guide On Beneficial Bugs For Plants

    You are probably used to fighting insects in the garden, but did you know there are actually beneficial bugs for plants?

    Certain insects can be your only way to prevent an infestation of aphids or mites from wiping out your garden. 

    This idea of bringing more bugs into the garden to eliminate existing bugs sounds a bit backwards, but this is a pest control strategy as old as time.

    We’ll cover which beneficial insects work best for which pests, and help you restore the ideal conditions to your garden!

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  • Damping Off Disease - Prevention & Treatment

    Damping off disease can stop your growth before it even really has a chance to get started. It kills ruthlessly, attacking just about any variety of plant seedling. 

    Though it most commonly affects plants grown indoors, this disease strikes indiscriminately in any environment. 

    No plant is immune, either. But if you think your plants might be suffering from this frustrating condition, don't stress too much.

    There are some simple steps you can take to attempt to restore your grow and still salvage a successful cycle. We'll cover how to prevent it in the first place, along with our top tips for treating it.

    But before we get into all that, we need to answer the question, "what is damping off disease?".

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