One of the first steps in solving any garden problem is identifying what it is. Some use Facebook groups – such as Plant Ident 1010 or What’s Wrong with My Plant? Others will want to do their own research using reliable databases online.

Integrated Pest Management is the absolutely best way to deal with any garden problem, so once you’ve identified your problem, read about the five practices of IPM that will help you.

It all starts with Weed Pest and Disease databases for Identification

What bug is that? Why are my vegetables not thriving? Are these leaves diseased? All these questions and more can often be answered by searching reputable weed pest and disease databases. We suggest you try one of these reputable ones:

Insects

Diseases

Weeds

Integrated Pest Management Resources