Rice Road’s Garden Blog
Have you experienced premature ripening or decay of your peppers where they rot and drop to the ground?Or have you ever harvested a perfect looking pepper, but when you open it it is full of maggots? If either of these have happened to you, your peppers have pepper maggots. Learn how to control this yucky pest in your vegetable gardens.
Airplants are fairly easy to care for, and can be grown with 3 basic requirements: light, water, and air circulation. Learn about how to care for these unusual specimens.
With such a wet year, mosquito populations are expected to be higher than previous years. Protect your family against these pests and possible West Nile Virus with some of our recommended products.
Have you noticed ants 'attacking' your garden plants? Are the leaves on your plants becoming discolored, and, if left long enough, curling up on themselves? Do they look as if they have ash or soot all over them? If you have seen any of these signs in your garden, you may want to check your plants for aphids.
We apply this age-old philosophy to many things in our lives, why not bugs too? Learn about the lady bug, one of many beneficial bugs in your yard.