For questions about controlling garden pests

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
1answer
43 views

Translucent spots on leaves

Recently several of my plants have developed these translucent spots on their leaves. What is causing this? What should I do? [
5
votes
0answers
49 views

Managing Bronze Orange Bugs on citrus trees

How can I eliminate Bronze Orange (stink) Bugs from my citrus trees? I know that spraying the trees with Confidor will get rid of these bugs, however I've been told that it's not suitable to use on ...
3
votes
0answers
43 views

What sustainable and affordable way is there to control rose chafer beetles?

We are trying to establish a permaculture farm in NW New York. We have very sandy soil, and everything we grow is ideal food for the rose chafer beetle. We first noticed them last year and tried to ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Rat proofing lawn in the city

We live in the city and have a roughly 10' by 10' grass/dirt area. Rats are living/nesting in it and there are burrows everywhere. How can I redo the area in such a way that it's rat proof? I'm really ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Are these bugs at all hurtful to ivy?

Last night (dusk) I went to water the ivy that I just planted on my wall. I was going down the line and watering each as I went with a hose. When I came back to where I had started there were dozens ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

What should be done to kill off nematodes in your garden?

If someone has Nematodes in their garden, how should they kill them?