Maintain and Solve Problems

Step 6: Solve Common Problems

Solving Garden Problems, From Pests to Weeds

Don’t let issues in your garden get you down. Learn how to deal with common garden problems quickly and efficiently, with expert advice from Master Gardeners and Extension Service experts. Explore the resources linked below or contact the Garden Help Desk​.

Photos of ice crystals on leaves.

Environmental Damage

From freezing weather to blistering heat and drought, North Texas weather can wreak havoc on your garden. Our guides will help you protect your plants and help them recover from environmental damage

Photo of a flowering plant being viewed through a magnifying glass.

Plant Identification

Do you need to determine if you have poison ivy or Virginia creeper in your landscape? Learn how to identify plants with our Gardening Basics guides.

Sign Up for Our E-Magazine

Grow Your Skills

Conquer your landscape! Start getting our best how-to advice today. Sign up for our free monthly e-magazine, The Root. Receive expert tips, easy-to-follow plans from experienced gardeners, and learn new techniques you can put into practice right away.