Vegetable pests and diseases & their solutions

Vegetable gardening is a fulfilling pastime, but it’s not without its challenges. Vegetable pests and diseases can take over your plot quickly, so learn how to fight off these pesky interlopers before they strike your crop.

Common vegetable diseases

After prepping the soil and planting your veggies, you may feel like you’re in the clear. But many common plant plights can still strike throughout the season, so be ready to combat fungi and bacteria with everything from natural fungicides to crop rotation.

Common vegetable pests

Some burrow under the soil, while others set up shop on your lettuce leaves. Regardless of where they roost, vegetable pests can do a lot of damage if left unchecked, so it’s important to identify and treat them quickly to save your crop.