Specific Pests and How to Control Them

In this section we describe common garden pests and how to recognize and manage them.

Research taken from:

  • Rodale’s Chemical-Free Yard & Garden, the Ultimate Authority on Successful Organic Gardening
  • Organic Plant Protection, ed. Roger B Yepsen, Jr.
  • If your pest problem does not appear here, or you want more information, please visit these links:

  • Beyond Pesticides
  • Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticide
  • Common Garden Pests

  • Peach Borer
  • Squash Borer
  • Apple Maggot
  • Codling Moth
  • Spotted Cucumber Beetle
  • Striped Cucumber Beetle
  • Squash Bug
  • June Beetle
  • Japanese Beetle
  • Colorado Potato Beetle
  • Asparagus Beetle
  • Elm Leaf Beetle
  • Gypsy Moth
  • Cabbage Maggot
  • Cabbage Worm
  • Corn Earworm
  • European Corn Borer
  • 2 thoughts on “Specific Pests and How to Control Them”

    1. What about carpenter bees and termites ? They are trying to eat my house and and anything outside that is made of wood.Is there a natural way to control them ?

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