About this site

This independent website has no commercial purpose; the site was built out of hobby and tries to be a source of information for the (vegetable) gardener. The few ads on the site help offset hosting and software costs. Plantenplagen.nl and plantpests.eu are not responsible for the content of the advertisements – these are placed by Google Adsense.

The chapters on diseases and pests and the four seasons from the Handboek Moestuin form the basis of this site, supplemented with photos and information about plants, shrubs and trees in the ornamental garden. The Diseases and Pests chapter in the book was created in collaboration with ECOstyle bv.

The website contains trade names or brand names. Builder of the site respects the property rights associated with mentioned brand and trade names.

The compiler/writer and others who have contributed are not liable for any injuries or other damages resulting from the use of this website.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. This means that parts of the text may be copied. This does not apply to all photos. Photos captioned “CC BY ..” are from Wikipedia, Creative Commons or Wikimedia Commons. For photos with ‘CC by ..’ the same applies as for the text. Virtually all other photos are posted with permission from third parties – reuse is not included.
It turned out to be impossible to trace the copyright holders of some photos. If anyone believes they can assert any right to a published image, I would like to hear from you.
It is not permitted to include content from this website in another website, for example by framing or embedding .


Own experience (and that of others), supplemented with:
Koppert Challenges
Plant parasites of Europe
Wageningen university


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Philadelphus with leaf beetles in the flowers, photo: PlantEnPlagen

Help improve this site

Do you find an error or is something missing in a description? Email me!

Do you have a picture of a disease or pest that is missing, send it to me and it will be posted, stating the photographer and the disease or pest found.

Do you have a special pest or disease in one of your plants? Let me know!