Tag: aphids

Anticipating Pests for Fall Planting Season

As I start planning for the fall planting season, not only am I starting transplants of cool season vegetables and getting ready to plant, I also am getting prepared for the pests that will attack my crops. I… Read More

Q:  I have these small, black insects all over the buds of my hibiscus plant.  What are they and how do I control them? 

A:   Identifying the insects was easy since you brought a clipping of one of the buds into the Nassau County Extension Yulee satellite office plant clinic.  The insects are aphids, which are small pear-shaped creatures that pierce into… Read More