Mosquitoes are back and they’re not only annoying, but they can make you sick! Learn what you can do to reduce the number of mosquitoes in your landscape and prevent bites this summer.
Paper wasps and yellowjackets are build nests around our home and landscape. Find out how to protect your family and pets from stinging insects before small nests become large colonies.
Nothing says spring like the American robin. Most years my mom and I will call each other when we see our first robin. There is something uplifting about seeing them. Maybe because they singal the end of winter and the promise of spring. American robins can be found throughout most of North America from the…
Who are these arthropods invading your home, and how do you keep them out?
As harvest picks up, so to do fruit flies! How do you get rid of them from your home?
Are blister beetles devouring your plants? Find out what to do here!
Cicada killers are big and scary but do you know what they are up to in your landscape?
Get to know the brown marmorated stink bug before it gets in your house
My friend, Master Gardener Cheryl Gresham, wrote last week about pollinators, cautioning gardeners about the importance of not being as tidy when we ready the garden for winter. I’m going to expand on Cheryl’s idea. Of the native bees, about 30% continue their life cycle in the hollow stems of plants. Female bees lay their…
While most bugs are harmless, there are some we should fear!