Consumer Horticulture

Digging Deeper - Gardening Resources

Be alert for these invasive pests and deadly diseases:

 Please report sightings of these invasive pests to the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network.

Other pests you may encounter:

Diseases and insects affecting evergreen trees:

  • Common problems affecting the health of evergreen trees.
  • Needlecast diseases can infect most evergreen trees. 


Still have a gardening question? Contact the Master Gardener Helpline at (269) 384-8056,, or at 888-678-3464 for answers.

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