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What causes an indoor citrus leaf to pucker at the main vein?

Hibiscus with White Flies

I moved my hibiscus in for the winter and discovered it is covered with white flies. Where did they come from and how can I get rid of them?

Insects & Mildew

My garden consists of a balcony on the north side with a little bit of eastern exposure with a little morning sun. I've had so much trouble with bugs and mildew. I've been dumping plants all summer and buying new ones. Even begonias and impatiens didn't do well. First it was aphids, then mildew, then whiteflies. I did so much spraying with all kinds of things including insecticide. The bugs finally seem to be gone but the plants look terrible. The leaves have white stuff on them and some have.


I recently discovered my jasmine tree is covered in clear sticky sap. What is it and what can I do?

Wild Ginger

I’ve had several beds of wild ginger around our shady yard for more than 30 years. It’s been a great groundcover. A couple of years ago, I noticed some leaves were turning brown. I found tiny white insects on them. Someone told me they were whiteflies. I tried spray, but it didn’t seem to do any good.

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