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Garden Pests and Problems

A compilation of fact sheets for managing common landscape and garden pest and disease problems can be found at WSU Hortsense

WSU Publications:

The WSU Extension Publication Store carries the following helpful publications.  Many publications are available for download at no cost.

GENERAL
  • Neonicotinoid Pesticides and Bees
  • How to Reduce Bee Poisonings from Pesticides
  • Protecting honey Bees Against Yellowjackets
BENEFICIAL INSECTS
  • Beneficial Insects, Spiders, and Mites in Your Garden: Who they are and how to get them to stay
  • Spiders
INSECT PESTS
  • Pest Control in Home Vegetable Gardens
  • Organic Pest and Disease Management in Home Fruit Trees & Berry Bushes
  • Small Fruits and Berries: Insect and Disease Control for Home Gardens
  • Insect and Mite Control in Home Orchard Tree Fruits and Nuts
VERTEBRATE PESTS
  • What’s Tunneling in My Yard?
  • Meadow Voles and Pocket Gophers
  • Mole Management in Washington Backyards
  • Vole Management in Backyards and Gardens
PESTICIDES
  • Natural Insecticides
  • Pesticide Ingredient: Acetic Acid/Vinegar
  • Pesticide Ingredient: Horticultural Oil (Home Garden Series)
  • Pesticide Ingredient: Neonicotinoids