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The Backyard Boys: Notorious Garden Pests and How to Squash Them

Thursday, August 15, 2019

The Backyard Boys: Notorious Garden Pests and How to Squash Them

Bad bugs shouldn’t happen to good gardens. That’s why we’re out to catch these criminal creatures in the act. Take a closer look at the insect evidence we’ve found to discover which creepy crawl...

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Don’t Let Pests Take a Bite Out of Your Vacation

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Don’t Let Pests Take a Bite Out of Your Vacation

Ah, summer. Beaming sun, sugar-white sand, crystal-clear waters and…bug bites? If stings and bites aren’t part of your toes-in-the-sand, book-in-hand vacation plans, read on to discover how you ...

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Build a Backyard Bug Dream Home

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Build a Backyard Bug Dream Home

Not all bugs are bad. Some even help our gardens grow.  So how do you get these beneficial buggers to call your yard ‘Home Sweet Home’? Build them a dream home worthy of a bug billionaire, of...

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Why Heartworms are Just as Nasty as They Sound

Monday, May 13, 2019

Why Heartworms are Just as Nasty as They Sound

Mosquitoes are a nuisance, a pest, an itchy pain in the rear end, but did you know they’re also a vector? Which means (for those of you who dropped Intro to Biology) they carry diseases and para...

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Locusts: The Bothersome Bug that Shaped America

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Locusts: The Bothersome Bug that Shaped America

There were few bright spots during the Great Depression, but in some parts of the Midwest, the sun barely shone at all. Why? Dust clouds swirled the plains for years, shrinking visibility to thr...

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