Category Archives : Garden Pests/Disease


Groundhog Damages Red Maple Tree! #gardeningtips

  If you are a gardener, and have healthy trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals, they will attract wildlife to your garden and landscape! Last Autumn, we noticed a fat, furry, rodent-looking animal near the front of our home. We wondered what it was, but we weren’t alarmed. He probably spent the Winter living underground in […]

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#Gardening Sabotage & What to Do … #gardens #garden

It’s early Autumn in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S.A. We have grown Zinnias from seed this year, and they are gorgeous! However, Zinnias are susceptible to powdery mildew fungus. The worst thing you can do to Zinnias is water them with an overhead sprinkler. The water stays on the leaves and leads to powdery […]


#Organic Solution to Powdery Mildew Fungus on #Zinnia #Flowers!

We love our Zinnia seedlings! We planted Zinnia seeds about 6 weeks ago and they have grown very quickly! They are about 8 inches tall, however Zinnias are susceptible to fungus. As you can see in the video, fungus is growing around the stem. We have an organic solution we use to combat powdery mildew […]

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6 Ways Voles/Moles Damage #Lawn & #Garden! #vole

        Voles and moles are rodents that can cause severe damage to your lawn and garden. Here are the 6 ways they wreak havoc in your lawn and/or garden: Tunnels – Voles and moles burrow underground, creating tunnels. The tunnels are noticeable and look like ridges in your lawn and garden. Mounds […]


How to Spot #Deer Damage & What to Do!

  What Does Deer Damage Look Like? We just spotted deer damage on our azalea bush. If you notice branches or leaves with jagged edges, it’s possible you have deer damage. The ends look like they’ve been chewed off. The video below gives a close-up view of deer damage.   What to Do About Deer […]

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#Organic Solution for Powdery Mildew! #garden #gardening

  Powdery mildew is a white film that grows on plant leaves and blooms. It occurs when there isn’t enough air circulation between plants. We are trying an organic solution to powdery mildew. It’s a 50/50 milk & water mix. Anyone else have an organic solution to powdery mildew? UPDATE: It’s the end of the […]


Eradicate Voles/Moles From #Lawn #Garden #Landscape!

What are Voles and Moles? Voles and moles are rodents that can cause severe damage to your lawn and garden. For a look at the type of damage voles and moles can cause to your lawn/garden, please click the “damage” video below. Voles and moles burrow underground so you cannot see them. What is the […]

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