Plant Problems

Crepe Myrtle Pests and Diseases
Crepe Myrtle Pests and Diseases (with Solution and Prevention Tips)
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Crepe myrtle (Lagerstroemia) is a very popular shrub, with spectacular blooms that last for an extended period. This drought-resistant and heat-tolerant plant comes in many sizes and can be grown in most climates. If you want to grow crepe myrtles as trees, low shrubs or container plants, you should know about all the common diseases and pests that can plague these plants.

Types of Weeds
9 Types of Weeds - Facts, Identification, and Control Tips
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Weeds are wild plants that grow in areas they are not wanted, typically competing with other cultivated plants and stealing their moisture and nutrients, and often looking unsightly. In some cases, though, weeds are cultivated, generally as a food source for humans or wildlife. This list of types of weeds will help you learn how to identify a particular weed and understand how to control it, eradicate it, or grow it.

Types of Earthworms
Different Types of Earthworms with Pictures & Facts
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There are many types of worms, but those that we commonly encounter in our gardens are earthworms. These worms can be either beneficial or invasive, depending on whether they are native inhabitants of your area. To learn more about the importance of worms, and discover the different types of worms lurking underneath your soil, read on!

Types of Spiders
10 Types of Spiders Found In the Garden or Home Around the World
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There are almost 50,000 different species of spiders, which are found on every continent across the globe except for Antarctica. They all belong to the order of Araneae in the class of Arachnida. Some of the spiders you might encounter in your garden or home and want to identify can be found in this list of types of spiders.

Types of Moths
30 Common Types of Moths (Pictures & Facts)
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Moths are flying insects in the Order of Lepidoptera, which is also the same order to which butterflies belong. There are over 160,000 recorded species of moths across the globe, with around 11,000 of these being found in the United States, and around 2,500 being found in the United Kingdom.

Common Type of Insects
17 Common Types of Insects (Found Around the Home and Garden)
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Home gardens are a haven for many species of insects. Although some are beneficial, many insects present a frustrating problem by feeding on plants that you have spent plenty of time cultivating and caring. Houseplant owners may also find themselves hosting unwelcome insects inside their homes, which can be a nuisance as well as a health concern.

Plants that repel mosquitoes
Top 13 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes
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Mosquitoes are a serious nuisance if you want to spend any time outdoors during the warmer months. But the itchy bites they plant on your skin are more than just an unsightly frustration. Here are our recommended plants to repel mosquitoes naturally