Pest, Weed & Fungus Control
Garden pests come in all sizes.
Few things can kill your plants faster than pests or fungal diseases. Unfortunately, if you have a beautiful landscape, chances are that you have these at some time throughout the year.
We can’t control nature, but we can try to maintain a healthy and attractive home landscape. With the increase of pests, weeds and fungus are in our urban environment it can be overwhelming to keep up with everything happening around us. Here at Buchanan’s Native Plants, we specialize in helping you take care of your lawn and garden so you can enjoy your home.
Seasonal Garden Issues
What is Brown Patch?
- Browning, or yellowing, that occurs in circular patterns in the lawn and spread outwards
- Very prevalent in wet and cool enviorments
How to treat:
- Treat areas with a fungicide
What are Chinch Bugs?
The chinch bug is a small insect that commonly infests Bermuda and St. Augustine grass and other warm-season turfgrasses.
How do I know if I have chinch bugs?
- Browning/yellowing splotches
How do I treat chinch bugs?
- Treat affected areas with insecticide
What is ‘Powdery Mildew’?
Powdery Mildew is a fungus caused by temperature fluctuation and high humidity.
How can I treat powdery mildew?
Treat affected plant with Copper Fungicide
What is ‘Boxwood Blight’?
- Boxwood blight is a fungal disease. In warm, humid climates, it can be a devastating problem because it attacks boxwood plants from the roots up.
- Bushes thin throughout and black lines down the stem will occur
- Leaves will turn tan in color with dark outlines
How can I treat boxwood blight?
- Treat Boxwood with systemic or topical fungicide
How to Identify and Treat Common Plant Pests
Learn how to identify and treat common pests on your plants including scale, mealy bugs, aphids, and spider mites.
Products We Love
- Horticultural Oil
- Neem Oil
- Orange Oil
- Diatomaceous Earth
- Monterrey Complete Diesease Control RTU
- Copper Fungicide
- Monterey Garden Phos
- Monterey Cosan 20
- Bonaide Revatilize Biofungicide
- Nitro-Phos Barricade Premergent
- Fertilome Dollar Weed Control
- Bonide Weed Beater Complete
- AgralawCrab Grass Killer
- Bonide Burnout
- Nature’s Creation TOTAL