Fruit Insects

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Updated: September 21, 2021

Fruit Disease and Insect Pest Control and Prevention

Growing many types of fruit successfully (especially tree fruits) even for backyard growers requires taking measures to prevent insect and disease problems.
Updated: July 22, 2021

Home Fruit Disease and Pest Prevention Spray Schedule

Home Fruit Preventative Spray Schedule for Insect Pest and Diseases.
Updated: October 13, 2021

Peach and Cherry Insect Pests

Peaches and cherries grown by backyard growers are prone to many insect pests.
ripe peaches on a tree
Updated: September 30, 2021

Japanese Beetles on Fruits and Vegetables

Japanese beetles on homegrown fruits and vegetables.
Japanese beetle and damage to a blueberry leaf
Updated: July 8, 2021

Apple and Pear Insect Pests

Apple and pears grown by backyard growers are prone to many insect pests.
pear tree with fruit
Updated: June 14, 2021

Strawberry Insect Pests

Strawberries are a good choice for the backyard grower but they do have some insect pests to be aware of.
ripe strawberry ready to be picked
Updated: June 14, 2021

Raspberry and Blackberry Insect Pests

Monitor backyard grown raspberries and blackberries for insect pests.
raspberries and blackberries
Updated: June 14, 2021

Grape Insect Pests

Grapes do have some insect pests when growing in the backyard garden.
Tan and brown European grape berry moth
Updated: June 14, 2021

Blueberry Insect Pests

Blueberries are relatively easy to grow in the backyard garden. Become familiar with potential pests.
Blueberry maggot adult looks like a small fly
Updated: June 1, 2021

Watering, Fertilizing, Harvesting, Spray Schedule Pears

Pears are excellent candidates for the backyard garden, as long as you are committed to the attention to detail and care that the crop requires.
pear tree with fruit