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Houseplant pests are one of the most annoying problems that indoor gardeners face. There's no doubt about it, finding bugs on houseplants is not fun.
It can be devastating to find bugs on a beloved indoor plant. You love the plant too much to throw it out, but you don’t know what to do about those nasty bugs.
But you don't have to live with it, and I will help you fight back! Here you will find tons of information about houseplant pests, find out how to ID them, where they came from, and how to eliminate them for good!
What Are Houseplant Pests?
Houseplant pests are bugs, insects, or mites that attack and feed on indoor plants. Some suck sap from the leaves and stems, while others live in the soil.
There are lots of different bugs that can infest indoor plants, and some are much more damaging than others. Learn how to identify which ones you have here.
Why Are There Bugs In My Houseplants?
Houseplant pest infestations are much worse inside than they are outside because there are no natural predators indoors.
So it ends up being the perfect breeding ground for houseplant bugs, and their population can grow exponentially when left untreated.
If you're wondering how the heck the bugs got on your indoor plants in the first place, the short answer is that they can come from anywhere. But you can learn all the details about where they come from here.
Once you figure out what houseplant bug you're dealing with, and where it came from, it will be much easier to exterminate them.
How Can I Get Rid Of Them?
You should definitely start by reading my ultimate guide to getting rid of bugs on houseplants. That will give you tons of information and control tips.
Make sure you only use natural pest control methods when fighting houseplant pests. Not only are they healthier for you, your family, and your pets, but they’re also much more effective at killing indoor plant bugs.
Dealing with houseplant pests is super frustrating, and can quickly become a huge problem. So I wrote an eBook that will give you all you need to know in order to maintain bug-free indoor plants. You can download your copy right now.
If you're tired of fighting bugs on indoor plants, then this is exactly where you need to be. Sit back and take some time to browse through the articles below, and don't hesitate to ask me questions along the way.
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