Vegetable Gardening

  • Plant Pest Photo Gallery
    Photos of common insects and information about how to identify and control damage.
  • Peach Tree Borer
    This pest is mostly a problem in California, but can occur wherever peaches grow.
  • Green Lacewing
    Lacewings, found throughout the United States, are predators of many garden pests including aphids, thrips, mites, whiteflies, and other small, soft-bodied pests and their eggs.
  • Nematodes
    Nematodes feed on the roots of a wide variety of plants, including tomatoes, celery, beans, and spinach.
  • Viruses
    There are many kinds of viruses that can infect a wide variety of plants all over North America, including beans, celery, corn, cucurbits, peas, peppers, spinach, and tomatoes.
  • Armadillo
    Techniques for prevention and control.
  • Ladybugs
    Because of their distinctive markings, ladybugs are among the most visible and best-known beneficial predatory insects.
  • Stinkbugs
    Stinkbugs feed on okra, squash, beans, tomatoes, and a number of other plants by sucking out the plant's juices.