Garden Pests

Some bugs and other pests can do real damage in the garden. Get rid of harmful insects and learn which pesticides are safe to use.
A large, round yellow jacket nest covered in wasps hanging underneath the eaves of a house.
Hornet vs. Wasp: Here's How to Tell the Difference
Hemlock woolly adelgid
How to Get Rid of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Wasp eating an aphid
How to Use Parasitoid Wasps for Garden Pest Control
Closeup of vine weevil pest on a leaf.
How to Get Rid of Vine Weevil in the Garden
Channels created by larvae of the Emerald Ash Borer
8 Ash Tree Diseases and Issues to Know About
Ants on zucchini blossom
How to Deal With Ants on Zucchini Plants
Boring trace of a codling moth in apple
How to Control Codling Moth in the Garden
How to Control Wireworms in Your Garden
Black and grey caterpillars covering a kale plant that they've eaten
How to Get Rid of Caterpillars Naturally
Onion damage by the onion maggots (Delia antiqua)
How to Control Root Maggots in the Garden
Potato leafhopper
How to Get Rid of Leafhoppers
Corn earworm on leaves
How to Control Corn Earworm in the Garden
Basil plant with bright green leaves an purple flower stems in sunlight
14 Indoor and Outdoor Plants That Repel Spiders
Eastern tent caterpillars in their tent.
How to Control Eastern Tent Caterpillars in the Garden
Rose sawfly on rose bush stem.
How to Manage Rose Sawflies
Brown caterpillar cutworm on a stem - stock photo
Cutworms: Identifying and Getting Rid of Cutworms
Group of large milkweed bugs on common milkweed pod.
How to Get Rid of Milkweed Bugs From Your Garden
How to Get Rid of Possums From Your Property
How to Get Rid of Possums From Your Property
How to Get Rid of Gophers From Your Yard
Bright white fuzzy aphids on a branch with green leaves
Woolly Aphids in the Garden: Prevention and Removal
raccoons in trash
How to Get Raccoons off Your Property
Canada goose standing on grass.
How to Get Rid of Geese
clover mite up close
How to Get Rid of Clover Mites
June bug
How to Get Rid of June Bugs: 5 Easy Methods
Lantana plant with tiny yellow and pink flowers clustered together closeup
19 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes
squirrel eating plants
7 Simple Ways to Keep Squirrels Out of Your Garden
aphids on a plant
How to Control Aphids on Indoor House Plants
aphid and larvae on a rose
How to Make Homemade Sprays for Fighting Aphids
Squirrel enjoying the Springtime
How to Prevent Squirrels From Digging Up Your Bulbs
How to Prevent Ticks in Your Yard
How to Spray Your Yard for Ticks
rabbit nibbling in a garden
Rabbit-Proof Plants
rabbit eating grass
Controlling and Deterring Rabbits in the Garden
Mealybugs in Stem Joint
How to Get Rid of Common Houseplant Pests
Purple iris flowers clustered together in garden closeup
10 Plants That Voles Will Avoid
Identifying Plant Pests and Diseases
Clematis "Bourbon" perennial flower with bright pink flowers
Garden Plants That Rabbits Love to Eat
Citronella tiki torches with fire lit to keep mosquitos away closeup
Do Citronella Candles Work? Repellents to Try Instead
Close view of a striped skunk in a grassy area
What Really Works to Get Rid of Skunk Odor
rabbit in a garden
How to Keep Rabbits Out of Garden With or Without Fences
chipmunk in a garden
How to Get Rid of Chipmunks Using Traps or Repellants
Grasshopper climbing on corner of brown surface near grass blades
How Get Rid of Grasshoppers in the Garden
Harlequin ladybird harmonia axyridis
How to Get Rid of Asian Lady Beetles
hornworm eating tomatoes
How to Get Rid of Tomato Hornworms
How to Get Rid of Colorado Potato Beetles
How to Get Rid of Colorado Potato Beetles Organically
Cabbage worm damage
How to Get Rid of Cabbage Worms
Organic Controls for Common Strawberry Pests
Bird stealing strawberries
Keeping Birds From Eating Your Berries
Carrion crow (Corvus corone) foraging on lawn
How to Spot a Grub Problem: Birds and Animals Digging in Your Lawn
Lawn grub in soil
How to Prevent and Deal With Lawn Grubs
dead patch on lawn
Diagnosing Dead Spots in Your Lawn
spraying neem oil on plants
How to Use Neem Oil as an Organic Insecticide
moles vs. voles
Voles vs. Moles: What's the Difference?
dog in a yard
The Best Methods to Keep Dogs Away From Your Yard
stray cat in a backyard
How to Keep Cats Out of Your Yard or Garden
Fritillaria with orange bell-shaped flowers
11 Deer-Resistant Flower Bulbs for Your Garden
How to Keep Voles Out of Your Yard
How to Get Rid of Voles in the Yard
Groundhog in profile walking on grass.
8 Ideas for How to Get Rid of Groundhogs
Person spraying pyrethrin pesticide onto a garden plant
How to Make and Use Pyrethrin Pesticide
mealybug on a houseplant
How to Get Rid of Mealybugs: 7 Easy Methods
Orchid leaf with black fungal spots
What Are These Black Spots on My Phalaenopsis Orchid Leaves

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