Nematodes

Produced by Hydro-Gardens Hydro-Gardens raises “Guardian / Lawn Patrol Nematodes” to insure freshness, quality and prompt shipping to our customers. They are reared on ‘insect hosts’. Only those “Guardian / Lawn Patrol Nematodes” that promptly...

Whitefly

  Greenhouse Whitefly Trialeurodes vaporariorum – The life cycle and number of eggs laid by the greenhouse whitefly (GHWF) varies with the temperature and the species of the host plant. Eggplant is one of the most favorite vegetable plants of the GHWF. The GHWF...

Thrips

  Thrips Frankliniella occidentalis, Thrips tabaciThere are two types of thrips that can be pests to greenhouse operations, the Tobacco or Onion thrips (Thrips tabaci) and the Western Flower Thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis). Although Western Flower Thrips have been...

Spider Mites

  Spider Mite Tetranychus urticae “Two-Spotted” or “Red Spider Mite” The two-spotted spider mite or red spider mite is a major pest in vegetables, tropicals, and other ornamentals. It’s tiny size makes it difficult to see. They prefer to...

Aphids

Aphids Homoptera, Aphididae There are many species of aphids known to be pests. Most species are similar in feeding habits and reproduction. Feeding Habits Aphids feed on plant sap by inserting their mouthparts into plant tissue. They excrete a sugary liquid, or...