While many insects are beneficial, such as those that pollinate flowering trees and plants, some insects can prove to be a nuisance, invading the home and garden, destroying carefully cultivated plants and spreading disease. If left unchecked, the numbers of these invasive insect pests can swell exponentially, reaching levels of a wide-spread epidemic that can be difficult to control. If caught early, however, destructive insect pests can be stopped before they have a chance to cause lasting damage to the home or garden.

The following list depicts the most common insect pests currently invading the Northern Indiana/South West Lower Michigan Area. Click on the links below to learn the best ways to protect your home and garden from these troublesome insect invaders.

Grapevine Weevil
Stink Bugs
White Fly