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Pests & Diseases

Unhealthy plants are more susceptible to parasites and disease. Low humidity and poor air circulation weaken plants. Be sure to address any of these underlying problems while treating specific issues:


Always try to limit use of artificial chemicals, which can be dangerous for you and the environment. Remember that insecticides often kill beneficial insects as well as harmful ones. Using artificial chemicals inhibits Mother Nature's ability to take care of herself.


Scale on a Dichea Scale on a Dichea



Ravenous, Plant-Gnawing Cats

Detour the cat Phoenix the cat