spider mites

  • How-To

    How to Grow Monsteras, Great Cultivars, and Pests to Watch Out For

    It seems like monsteras (Monstera spp. and cvs., Zones 10–12) are everywhere these days. Swiss cheese plant (M. deliciosa), with its large leaves full of fenestrations, or holes, is the…

  • 'Katherine' garden phlox

    The Best Garden Phlox

    Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata and cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 4–8) is one of those “memory” plants for me—a plant I remember from a long way back, before I even knew…

  • releasing beneficial mites

    Control Spider Mites With Beneficial Mites

    You’re ready to try a more sustainable method of pest control and have purchased some beneficial mite eggs to release onto a plant infested with spider mites. How do you…