Pest ID & Management
Friend or foe? Its not always easy to tell when it comes to the garden. Use this page to visually identify problem pests, then follow the image links for further information on how to manage them.
Avoid mono-cultures. Use companion planting strategies or simply plant a wide range of plants to encourage predatory insects to help keep problem pests naturally in check. Rotating crops to different beds from season to season can help prevent a build up of pests and disease in one area.
Sometimes so small you cant see them, these pests suck the goodness from the plants.
|Bronze Orange Bug/stink bugs|
These pests chew on plant parts be it leaves, stems, fruit or roots.
|Snails & slugs|
|Rats & Mice|
|QLD Fruit fly|
|Beetle & Weevils|
|Butterflies & moths|