This page offers solution to common challenges that gardeners face: pests, disease, weeds. Look below to find some ideas and suggestions to improve the health of your plants and garden. And remember, just like with us humans, prevention is better than having to find a cure, so feel free to go back to the start of this guide and review the basics of gardening, you may find out why your garden needs extra help now.
Your guide to trouble-shooting weeds, pests, diseases, moulds, critters, and other common prairie gardener's problems in this second title in the Guides for the Prairie Gardener series. (Also in Print Collection)
These cute but pesky animals can quickly devour hundreds of dollars' worth of plants. And common solutions include the use of unattractive fencing and chemicals. Deer-Resistant Design is packed with everything you need to confidently tackle this challenging problem. (Also in Print collection)
Richard Orlando provides the only book to discuss weeds commonly found in urban environments, offering detailed descriptions of 189 common weeds, explaining their families and characteristics, and suggesting strategies for managing their presence in the garden and field. (Also in Print collection)
Garden Rescue will help identify and treat the minor issues and major problems that can harm plants. With information on both edible and ornamental gardens, Garden Rescue provides flow charts to help diagnose the problem, discover options, and then implement the best course of action. (Also in Print collection)
"Gardens are not made by singing 'oh how beautiful' and sitting in the shade." Rudyard Kipling
"One bug does not make a problem! In nature, there are always some garden pests chewing on plants; that’s just the way it is." Planet Natural lists a variety of common pests and the best way to minimize their effect on the garden.
This book will show you how to bring your garden ecosystem into balance so that beneficial insects and larger animals do the work of pest control for you. Paying attention to the nutritional needs of your vegetables can also deter pests, and the remaining insects are simple to handpick.
This easy-to-use guide walks you through everything you need to know to take control of your plantings without using harsh chemicals. Know all the possible solutions to the problem you're facing, ranging from indirect strategies such as pruning to direct physical and biological controls to least-toxic chemical controls.