Garden Bugs

Garden bugs in the backyard are not always a bad thing. We’re breaking down the good, the bad and the ugly so you can keep harmful garden insect pests away.

8 Mosquito-Repelling Plants You Need in Your Backyard ASAP

Why invest in pesticides or bug sprays to control mosquitoes when you can repel them naturally with plants?


5 Basic Butterfly Behaviors to Know

Take your butterfly gardening to the next level by learning some of their most common habits to look for.


4 Facts About Native Bees in Your Backyard

Learn these important facts about bees to help you grow a garden that's safe and attractive for these powerful pollinators.


Plant Garlic in Fall by Fruit Trees to Keep Borers Away

Bugs simply don't like the smell of garlic. Plant garlic in fall around fruit trees and shrubs to help deter...