Content tagged "plant-insect relations"

What would make a rosebud deformed and/or not open to full bloom? Also, why do some of my cone flowers have only a few petals open?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: February 28, 2008

Insect Problems of Vegetables by Region

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: February 06, 2008

Links to external web pages are followed by the source's name in parentheses. Find vegetable insect resources that most closely match conditions in your...

Many of the smaller branches on my young live oak tree are covered with small woody balls the size of marbles. Is the tree dying?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 08, 2008

My eggplants have small black, weevil-like bugs eating them. They leave lace-like remnants of the leaves. What can I do?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 08, 2008

I have something growing on my oak tree that looks like spider webs. The webbing can enclose entire twigs and some leaf clusters. What is it, and what do I do about it?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 07, 2008

I have problems every year with squash vine borer killing my zucchini plants. Is there a way to control this pest?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 07, 2008

When I dug my potatoes, they were covered by small, raised bumps. Do you know what they are?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 07, 2008

Why is the bark on my tree turning black?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 07, 2008

Insect Pests

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 02, 2008

Template:hortpestsNAV When insects cause harm to humans or their interests they are often labeled insect pests. Humans often desire to control insect pests...

Why do all my magnolia leaves and flowers have holes in them?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: December 19, 2007

I have some white, fluffy-looking stuff growing on my oleander plant where a branch comes out from another branch. What is it?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: December 18, 2007

I have a 30-year-old schefflera that has "scales." The local nursery recommended summer-dormant spray as a treatment. The plant was thoroughly washed and then sprayed. Initially, it looked great, but now insects are back. How can I get rid of them?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: December 17, 2007

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