Guide to Organic Pest Control

A guide to organic pest control. These 11 organic pest control products along with other no-spray options will help to control the 26 most common garden pests. Using organic controls along with hand picking and row covers to exclude the critters can go a long way towards preventing crop destruction.



Learn about 11 products to help fend off pests in our guide to organic pest control. One of the not so good bugs, a two-striped grasshopper.
Learn about 11 products to help fend off pests in our guide to organic pest control. One of the not so good bugs, a two-striped grasshopper.
Photo by Dwight Kuhn
Colorado potato beetle larva, eggs and adults.
Colorado potato beetle larva, eggs and adults.
Photo by Dwight Kuhn
Lace wing larvae prey on aphids and leafhoppers.
Lace wing larvae prey on aphids and leafhoppers. 
Photo by Dwight Kuhn
A ladybeetle, one of the good guys.
A ladybeetle, one of the good guys.
Photo by Dwight Kuhn
Cabbage worms can make quick work of cabbage leaves.
Cabbage worms can make quick work of cabbage leaves.
Photo by David Cavagnaro
Yikes! This praying mantis is clutching its prey, a garden-gobbling grasshopper.
Yikes! This praying mantis is clutching its prey, a garden-gobbling grasshopper.
Photo by Dwight Kuhn
Lacewings prey on aphids and leafhoppers.
Lacewings prey on aphids and leafhoppers.
Photo by Dwight Kuhn
Yellow sticky traps can attract and immobilize some garden pests.
Yellow sticky traps can attract and immobilize some garden pests.
Photo by Walter Chandoha

















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