• If you’ve ever pulled your favorite wool sweater out of storage only to find it riddled with holes, you know the aggravation that a tiny little moth can generate. Clothes moths and their cousins, the household pest known as the pantry moth, can infest even the cleanest homes and create untold damage. The key to [...]

  • Throughout North America, homeowners confront an annual scourge that can turn a lush, smooth emerald carpet into a weedy mess: crabgrass. Specifically, large crabgrass (Digitaria sanguinalis) — which also goes by the name hairy crabgrass — and smooth crabgrass (Digitaria ischaemum) can invade lawns, flower beds and vegetable gardens, rapidly becoming a nuisance. When one [...]

  • It starts gradually — a few yellowed leaves dropped to the ground, a few dark brown or black spots on the leaves you can easily attribute to just natural aging. Then suddenly, your rose bush looks terrible! Leaves are falling off at a rapid clip. Before tumbling to the ground, the leaves are dotted with [...]

  • What do you think of when you hear the word lawn? A rolling green carpet forming a picture-perfect frame for your home? A place for your children to safely play in peace? Whatever image the word lawn conjures in your mind, you’re not alone. Americans love lawns. According to NASA – yes, the National Aeronautics [...]

  • It happens to all gardeners. One day you wake up and realize your tomato plant’s leaves are yellow and you have no idea why. Don’t panic! We are here to help you answer that daunting question of “why are my plant’s leaves turning yellow?” Use the infographic below to understand what your plant might be [...]

  • If you notice web-like structures between branches of your trees, including your ornamental and fruit trees, then you may be dealing with a common pest found all over North America: the tent caterpillar. These pests are actually the larvae of several types of moths that make their home in your trees and feed on plant [...]

  • Have you noticed one too many spiders in your home? Perhaps they hitchhiked on a few boxes from the shed or maybe they’ve set up camp in the corners of your windows between the screen and glass. Whether it’s just a few or a spider infestation nightmare, here’s your guide to help recognize common household [...]

  • Though the weather across much of the country may indicate otherwise, spring is on the horizon. That means it’s time to at least start thinking about what to plant in your garden this year and which types of diseases your plants may be susceptible to. Powdery mildew is a relatively common fungus that many plants [...]

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What Do Moths Eat and How to Keep Moths Away

If you’ve ever pulled your favorite wool sweater out of storage only to find it riddled with holes, you know the aggravation…
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How to Get Rid of Crabgrass the Easy Way

Throughout North America, homeowners confront an annual scourge that can turn a lush, smooth emerald carpet into a weedy…
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How to Get Rid of Black Spot on Roses

It starts gradually — a few yellowed leaves dropped to the ground, a few dark brown or black spots on the leaves you can easily…
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When to Fertilize Your Lawn

What do you think of when you hear the word lawn? A rolling green carpet forming a picture-perfect frame for your home? A place…
Why Are My Plants Turning Yellow?

Why Are My Plants Turning Yellow?

It happens to all gardeners. One day you wake up and realize your tomato plant’s leaves are yellow and you have no idea why.…
How to Get Rid of Eastern Tent Caterpillars

How to Get Rid of Eastern Tent Caterpillars

If you notice web-like structures between branches of your trees, including your ornamental and fruit trees, then you…
How to Get Rid of Spiders in the House

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the House

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How to Treat Powdery Mildew on Plants

Though the weather across much of the country may indicate otherwise, spring is on the horizon. That means it’s time to…