Insects Are Eating My Marigolds?

Answer Marigolds are reliable ornamental plants popular for their pungent, bright yellow blossoms. Other varieties exist, which flower in other colors, such as gold, ivory, and orange. The marigold is a h... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Insects Are Eating My Marigolds

What is the chemical in marigolds that repels insects?

French and African marigolds are often cited as the most powerful Tagetes species for repelling insects. Both contain chemical compounds called thiopenes in their seeds, roots and other plant parts... Read More »

What Is Burrowing & Eating My Marigolds?

Marigolds are a species of flower, very popular in home gardens for their heartiness and long seasons. Related to the sunflower, Marigolds are typically not subject to pests and insect damage, as t... Read More »

Types of Plant-Eating Insects?

Different types of insects eat different types of food. Some insects eat other insects, some feed on blood (such as the tick or common mosquito), some eat nectar from plants and some insects (like ... Read More »

How do I stop insects from eating green bean plants?

MaintenanceKeep your green bean plants healthy, watered and well-maintained. Healthy plants are more resistant to pest attacks and infestation. Removing weeds from around them can also help by remo... Read More »