Elizabeth Exstrom: Japanese bugs are tiny horrors | Home & Garden

Elizabeth Exstrom: Japanese bugs are tiny horrors |  Home & Garden

They are baaaaccck!! That’s right, the Japanese Beetles are back. What Exactly is a Japanese Beetle and Why Should We Worry? Knowing a little about these tiny horrors will help ensure your landscape doesn’t become their next meal. This beetle is related to other common pests that we see. The Japanese beetle is related to … Read more

How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators | Home & Garden

How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators |  Home & Garden

JESSICA DAMIANO The Associated Press Imagine this: You have planted milkweed, bee balm or California lilac and are happy to see bees and butterflies fluttering around in your garden. They are comfortable feeding pollinators and love the life these plants attract to your garden. As you stroll past your beds to check on your tomatoes, … Read more

How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators | Home & Garden

How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators |  Home & Garden

Imagine this: you have planted milkweed, bee balm or California lilac and are happy to see bees and butterflies fluttering around in your garden. They are comfortable feeding pollinators and love the life these plants attract to your garden. As you stroll past your beds to check on your tomatoes, you notice that they are … Read more

How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators | House and garden

How Gardeners Can Control Pests While Protecting Pollinators |  House and garden

Imagine this: You have planted milkweed, bee balm or California lilac and are happy to see bees and butterflies fluttering around in your garden. They are comfortable feeding pollinators and love the life these plants attract to your garden. As you stroll past your beds to check on your tomatoes, you notice that they are … Read more

Master gardener: ban pests from your garden in an environmentally friendly way | Home & Garden

Master gardener: ban pests from your garden in an environmentally friendly way |  Home & Garden

Tom Ingram Ask a master gardener Last week we talked about two aspects of a comprehensive pest management strategy called Integrated Pest Management. This week we build on that by discussing the two remaining elements of IPM – mechanical and chemical controls. Mechanical control Often the simple strategies are the best, but sometimes even the … Read more

Choose weed that suits your climate and region | Lawn and garden at home

Choose weed that suits your climate and region |  Lawn and garden at home

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