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Lawn & Garden Problems

Insects, diseases, weeds, wildlife, and even the weather can mar the beauty of a well-kept yard. Learn how to protect your lawn and garden from common problems.

  • Diseases
    Fungi, bacteria, nematodes, and viruses.
  • Insect Pests
    All kinds of bugs--from ants to wasps.
  • Invasive Species
    Introduced plants and animals that harm the environment, the economy, and/or human health.
  • Weeds
    Plants that are invasive, harmful, or simply growing in the wrong place.

For information about pesticide applicator training, CEUs, and licensing, see Training & CEUs.

For information about other alternatives to traditional pest control, see Organic Gardening.

If you can't find the information you're looking for, check our A - Z Indexsend us your questions--and tell us which county you live in--or contact your county Extension office.

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