How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Irregular fertilization

Plants that have been overfertilized may not bloom or there may be excessive new growth. Underfertilizing may cause leaves to become yellowed, spotted, or streaked.


Follow good fertilization and irrigation practices.

Overfertilized plants
Overfertilized plants may grow excessively

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