Category Archives: Spider Mites

Pest Control

I guess you heard or read in the paper that because of our mild winter weather, we can expect lots of pests this year.  So far, I’ve observed grasshoppers, tent caterpillars, leaf miners, spider mites, slugs, white fly, scale insects, … Continue reading

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Growing Tomatoes in Florida

Tomatoes are a very important commercial crop in Florida, and a popular crop in our gardens.  They’re easy to grow, but it’s important that you get the correct varieties for our area.  Many that you find in local box stores … Continue reading

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Troubles with Plant Pests – Part Two

This is a continuation of my first post about plant pests. Introduction – Did you know that there are over 1,000,00 insect species, 250,000 weeds, and 10,000 different plant diseases in the world, and because of Florida’s geographic location and … Continue reading

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