Houseplant pest control

Having had houseplants for a few years now, I have certainly had a few run ins with pests: spider mites, scale, mealy bugs and of course those dang fungus gnats! In addition to houseplants, I also have two cats, which dictate a lot of my choices in plants and plant care. I want to make sure I’m getting rid of these pests in not only an environmentally safe way, but in a way that is safe for my cats as well. Below is a list of products or methods I’ve tried and my experiences with them. (I purchased all of these products myself and was not paid to endorse any of them.) Continue reading