Where Do Tomato Hornworms Come From

Where Do Tomato Hornworms Come From

If you’ve been growing tomatoes, there are high chances that you’ve encountered tomato hornworms. Tomato hornworms, often confused with tobacco hornworms, are green caterpillars that can devastate your tomato crop. Other than tomatoes, they also feed on other plants from the nightshade family, including eggplant, pepper, potatoes and tobacco.  Amidst the frustration and schemes to …

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Plants That Repel Vegetable Garden Pests

Plants That Repel Vegetable Garden Pests

Keeping pests out of your vegetable garden doesn’t always have to include strong pesticides. Pesticides kill the good bugs too, diminish the quality of harvest and lay a negative impact on the environment. There are several natural, environmentally friendly ways of getting rid of bugs, companion planting being one of them. Grow plants that repel …

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How To Keep Slugs Away From Vegetable Garden

How To Keep Slugs Away From Vegetable Garden

Slugs are popular garden pests. Snail and slugs may be cute to some, but they will eat just about anything fresh or rotting that will come in their way. Once they invade your garden, they’ll eat pepper, lettuce, cabbage, spinach and almost every vegetable plant that you’ve been tending to for so long.  Before you …

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How To Get Rid Of Vegetable Garden Pests

How To Get Rid Of Vegetable Garden Pests

Every gardener loves seeing those lush green leaves, bright flowers and perfect fruits hanging from the branches. Instead, if you find holed fruits, bitten leaves and colonies of unsightly insects crawling on the plants, it can be downright depressing. Pests can easily destroy even the hardiest crops, so it’s important to take action before it’s …

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How To Get Rid Of Aphids In Vegetable Garden

How To Get Rid Of Aphids In Vegetable Garden

Aphids are one of the most common and annoying pests in the garden. What makes them even worse is that they are hard to spot. It’s unlikely that you’ll see them unless there’s a heavy infestation on the plants. Nonetheless, if you find any green tiny bugs moving around on your plant, they’re most likely …

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