The Shoestring Gardener

Category: Pests and Diseases

Thrips (Order Thysanoptera) are tiny, slender insects with fringed wings (thus the scientific name, from the Greek thysanos (fringe) + pteron (wing). Other common names for thrips Continue Reading

Bud drop The dropping of buds as they form may occur if the plant is under some form of stress, such as excessively high temperatures, especially if Continue Reading