Entries Tagged as 'Pests'

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

A Knotty Impatiens Problem

Orange Jewelweed – Impatiens Capensis by A. Walden TheGardenLady received this question from Howard. I have a North facing brownstone garden with partial sun here in Manhattan, New York City. Each year a good portion of the semi-shady part of the garden is planted with impatiens. They are the seedlings from the previous year so […]

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Pest Problems Related to Indoor Plants

Mealy bugs by mpshadow2003 TheGardenLady received this question from Ben about pests problems with indoor planting. I know you have answered a few questions on dormitory planting before, and I have settled on starting with an Aspidistra and branching out once I’m comfortable with what seems to be a relatively easygoing plant. I’m simply looking […]

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

The Importance of Pest Control in the Greenhouse

Spider mites by theGardenDeva TheGardenLady has invited people with horticultural interests and expertise to contribute posts to this blog.  The following post  about the importance of pest control in the greenhouse was submitted by Ahmet Korkmaz. In the last decade the field of agriculture has undergone many important changes and improvements. People from all over the world are […]

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Eliminating Pests in an Organic Garden

TheGardenLady received the following question. I liked your site very much and would like to ask you what do I need to do to eliminate pests in an organic garden? I dont want to use any chemicals since the whole point is to eat what we grow and stay healthy. Do you have any good […]

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Whiteflies are Annoying Plant Pests

In the last post, TheGardenLady explained one reason why this time of year makes her sad.  Here’s another reason, the fear of bringing in plant pests. Whitefly is of special concern.  See here.  Whitefly can get on your plants when they are outdoors. But it is a major problem of greenhouses or homes. One of […]