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Fight insects. Pull weeds. Solve disease problems. Insects chewing holes in leaves? We'll help you figure out what they are (and show you how to stop them). Not sure whether a plant is a weed? We help you identify weeds in your garden. Plants struggling? We'll help you figure out why a plant is turning brown and help you fix the problem. And of course if deer are eating your garden, we'll show you which products and techniques will deter deer.

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Identifying Weeds in the Garden

To pull or not to pull? Identifying weeds and perennials in spring can be tricky. We’ll show you photos of commonly confused plants and what to look for.

What to do about boxwood blight

Boxwood blight is a disease that can quickly ruin a gorgeous garden. If you’re growing boxwood, you need to read this and learn what to do about boxwood blight.

Poison ivy lookalikes

It can be hard to tell if the plant you’re looking at is poison ivy or a lookalike. Here’s our guide to identifying and getting rid of poison ivy safely.

Beneficial garden insects

Not all bugs are created equally. Here’s a look at some beneficial insects you actually want living in your garden. Learn to identify and attract them.

7 common garden pests

Identifying the problem is the first step in finding a healthy way to reduce — or even eliminate — the damage caused by garden pests. Here are 7 common garden pests you may encounter.

Common hosta problems

Are you wondering what’s wrong with your hosta? We’ll help you deal with common problems and make sure your hostas always look great.

7 Common Garden Diseases

Are your plants getting strange spots and discolorations? It might be a fungal disease! Here's what you need to know to identify and combat these common diseases.

Fight these common garden weeds

Don’t let the beauty of your perennial border get interrupted by these 4 nasty weeds. Here’s what you need to know to get rid of them.

Organic yellowjacket control

These aggressive insects aren’t the bees you want to keep around. Here’s a quick solution for eliminating these pests without using chemicals.
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