Farmer Phil's Veggie Varieties
Farmer Phil's Herb Varieties

Pest ID

 In a well balanced environment insects will not be a problem as natural or beneficial insects will take care of the critters that will harm your plants. Occasionally though you will have outbreaks that need some additional help. Your Garden Center will have a professional that can help you in deciding what the best plan is.

Diseases are better treated preventatively for the most part and when done this way are really not time consuming. This usually involves applying an organic compound once a week or less. Again your GC professional will have the products you are looking for.

All gardens are susceptible to pests. Although the plants by Farmer Phil’s are disease-resistant vegetables and herbs, all plants are prone to insect infestations. When planting a garden, keep in mind and watch out for some of these common crops and garden pests:

  • Aphids
  • Armyworms
  • Asparagus beetles
  • Cabbage worms and loopers
  • Colorado potato beetles
  • Corn earworms
  • Cucumber beetles
  • Corn rootworms
  • Cutworms
  • European corn corer
  • Flea beetles
  • Harlequin bugs
  • Horn worms
  • Japanese beetles
  • Mexican bean beetles
  • Onion Thrips
  • Pickleworms
  • Plant bugs
  • Spider mites
  • Squash beetles
  • Squash bugs
  • Squash vine borer
  • Strawberry leafroller





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