Here in Chicago, one of the best things about spring is watching the transformation take place. Which usually seems to happen overnight… one day it’s 44° and cloudy, and the next it’s 70° and sunny, and little city gardens have burst with tulips and lavender and greens galore. But once the gardens start popping up, so do the creepy crawlers who want to eat ’em empty. Enter DIY pest control.

If you’ve got a green thumb (or don’t, but would like one) and are planning to garden in the coming warmer months, this helpful infographic will really come in handy. Pest control is essential for keeping your garden healthy, and this guide will help you do it in a thoughtful, non-toxic way.

Happy growing!
Diy garden pest control infographic

Infographic compliments of NYCity Pest Control.