Jessica Walliser

Horitculturist Jessica Walliser is the author of four organic-gardening books, including Good Bug, Bad Bug and Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Critters in Your Compost?

    Contrary to popular belief, compost doesn’t “just happen.” Although, from the outside, you might see nothing more than a pile of rotting leaves and grass clippings, inside that pile a…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Miniature Fruits and Veggies that Tout Big Flavor

    In the vegetable garden, “good things come in small packages” is more than just a cliché. While a standard eggplant or a soccer-ball-size cabbage makes a meal for a family…

  • Article

    The Best Biological Controls

    As we learn more about the ecological impacts of human actions, it seems only natural that more and more gardeners are seeking out environmentally friendly methods of pest control. One…

  • bugwood

    Meet the Beetles That Damage the Garden

    Proper identification is necessary before choosing a method of control

  • How-To

    Combatting Caterpillars

    North America is home to more than 12,000 species of moths and butterflies of the order Lepidoptera. Some, like the luna moth, the blue morpho, and the monarch, are renowned…