Whether you’re an experienced gardener or just starting out, you know or soon learn that as hard as you’re trying to grow your garden, Garden Pests are working to thwart your best efforts. Here are the top five Garden Pests you’re sure to encounter.
Top Five Garden Pests
Aphids – Found throughout North America, these tiny insects attack the leaves of almost anything you grow.
Cabbage Maggots – As the name implies these pests attack the roots plants in the cabbage family.
Cutworms – Very common, cutworms will eat the leaves and stems of most fruits and vegetables, especially early in the season.
Colorado Potato Beetle – Despite the name these are found just about everywhere and will attack tomatoes and eggplants and some flowers as well as potatoes.
Flea Beetles – Looking quite a bit like fleas, these pests are widespread and feed on the leaves of most garden plants, as well as plant larvae in roots.
Gardeners are sure to encounter one or more of the common Garden Pests. Fortunately there are proven ways to fight back, including effective organic methods that don’t involve the use of potentially harmful chemicals. Knowing your enemy and taking appropriate control measures will ensure a bountiful harvest. Try a product like Pure 3-Way and work on getting rid of those troublesome pests.