What bugs are bad for your garden?
- Aphids. Aphids suck the life out of your plants - get rid of these bad bugs on sight.
- Tomato Hornworms. Handpick these bad guys off your plants on sight.
- Squash Vine Borers.
- Cucumber Beetles.
- Cabbage Loopers.
- Spider Mites.
Also, what bugs are beneficial to gardens?
Here is a list of beneficial insects to consider: Ladybugs. Praying Mantis. Spiders.
You can learn about what they prey on, what habitat they are suited for, plants that attract the beneficial insects, and typical costs.
- Praying Mantis.
- Ground Beetles.
- Aphid Midges.
- Braconid Wasps.
- Damsel Bugs.
Also, are millipedes bad for your garden? Millipedes are detritivores and slow moving. Most millipedes eat decaying leaves and other dead plant matter, moisturising the food with secretions and then scraping it in with its jaws. However, they can also be a minor garden pest, especially in greenhouses where they can cause severe damage to emergent seedlings.
Simply so, how do I get rid of bugs in my garden?
- Wash plants with strong spray of water.
- Encourage native predators and parasites such as aphid midges, lacewings, and lady beetles.
- When feasible, cover plants with floating row covers.
- Apply hot-pepper or garlic repellent sprays.
- For severe problems, apply horticultural oil, insecticidal soap, or neem oil.
What are the most common garden pests?
Familiarise yourself with these 10 common garden pests, and the eco-friendly pesticides you can use to subdue them successfully.
- The problem with common garden pests.
- Slugs and snails.
- Flea beetles.
- Codling moth.