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Amy is not afraid to get her hands dirty. As a self-taught gardener, she takes on her fair share of landscaping projects, picking up a ton of knowledge as she goes. If you have a plant care or landscaping question you’ve been too afraid to ask, you’re in the right place!


I have a French Cabaret Blush Hibiscus and it looks like something is eating the leaves. What can I do?

I have a French Cabaret Blush Hibiscus and it looks like something is eating the leaves. What can I do?
It’s frustrating when insects go after a plant.

I am having trouble with my hydrangeas and my geraniums are being eaten by caterpillars. Help!

I am having trouble with my hydrangeas and my geraniums are being eaten by caterpillars. Help!
Perhaps our planting and care guide can help!

Can you tell me why there are brown leaves and spider webs on my Amber Jubilee?

Can you tell me why there are brown leaves and spider webs on my Amber Jubilee?
It sounds like something is attacking your ninebark. Yikes!

I've been battling aphids for awhile now. What can I do?

So frustrating!

It appears bugs are eating my Barberry. What can I do?

It appears bugs are eating my Barberry. What can I do?
Ugh! There are some bugs I don't mind, but it's frustrating when they ruin a pretty leaf or flowers.

What causes lemon tree leaves to curl?

It depends on the color.

How do I get rid of bugs on Midnight Magic?

How do I get rid of bugs on Midnight Magic?
I have a video for you!

How do I get rid of red little beetles on my plants?

Oh no! I’ve read about them – they are scarlet lily leaf beetles.

My ninebark doesn't have much direct sunilght and the leaves are wilting with dark spots. What should I do?

My ninebark doesn't have much direct sunilght and the leaves are wilting with dark spots. What should I do?
It sounds like your ninebark needs to be moved to a different spot.

There are whiteflies all over my tomato and mint plants. Help!

Definitely, be careful with the product you pick.

I am noticing some dark frayed edges on the leaves of my newly planted Amber Jubilee. Could this mean bugs?

I am noticing some dark frayed edges on the leaves of my newly planted Amber Jubilee. Could this mean bugs?
Yes, you are probably right!

How do I get rid of bugs that are eating my hydrangea leaves?

Battling bugs can be such a pain!

Little white spiders with webbing are on several of my plants killing the leaves. How do I get rid of them?

I wonder if they are wooly aphids.

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