Human beings are superstitious by nature and they belief that there are certain things and objects that can either bring them good luck or bad luck. One such thing that people claim to be lucky is the ladybug. The...
If you've ever wondered which mosquito control methods work and which ones will simply drain your pocketbook, read on for a comprehensive summary of the good, the bad and the dangerous. 1.) Get an industrial grade fan for your patio...
You may never see them. They sneak in silently once the sun goes down. They ravage your delicate garden and stunning landscape. If you do happen to catch a glimpse, they'll run fast as lightning to safety so they...
There are many reasons that termites have gained the nickname "silent destroyers." Five billion reasons, in fact. Termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage in the U.S. each year. If left unchecked, they can silently chew through the...
Warmer weather brings with it barbecues, camping and sunny days on the water. It also increases the activity of ticks, especially near wooded areas. Ticks are a concern because of the increase in the number of cases of Lyme disease...
As much as we love Don Henley's classic The Boys of Summer, we despise the weeds of spring. And, much like the venerated baseball groundskeeper, we strive to rid our lush green grass of every annoying, irritating, infuriating weed....
A potted plant of basil on the windowsill helps to deter flies from entering your home.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tk8eP9--O0Y
They do feed at night and do seek out dark, cool, moist places to hang out during the day. Some common hiding places are under organic matter such as mulch, pine straw, leaf litter, and other debris, loose wood...
The first signs of this pest to the uninitiated, may look like a nutrient shortage, as the leaves of the crop yellow and die off. These mites generally choose the upper leaves first, where conditions are drier and warmer....
Recently a grower from the UK sent us a photo of damage to a pumpkin plant and wanted to know what it was and whether it could be controlled. This pest had apparently been a problem for a long...