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 get rid of these pesky interlopers before they strike your crop.
Below you’ll find an overview of the most common vegetable pests and diseases. Click on the images to get more information about every single one of them. See which vegetable plants are affected and how to get rid of pests and diseases to protect your harvest.
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.
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.