insects

  1. Workouts

    Hornet venom coming to a juice bar near you

    Hornets aren't usually welcome company on a long run but thanks to a new workout supplement made from hornet venom, the little...
  2. Outdoor Living

    Simple tips to keep bugs at bay

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    Summer is here, and with it comes warm weather, lazy days at the beach, afternoons by the pool and entertaining in the backyard. But...
  3. How-Tos

    How to get rid of ants in the kitchen

    There’s nothing worse than waking up to get your morning coffee and finding trails of ants throughout your kitchen. No matter how...
  4. K-12

    What you need to know about insect repellents for children

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    The summer heat brings out the bugs! But before you lather or spray your child with insect repellent, find out what’s in insect...
  5. Family Fun

    How to prevent bug bites

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    Helpful strategies and preventative measures will keep you from becoming the target of bug bites!
  6. Family Fun

    How to treat bug bites

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    Itching, discomfort, pain and swelling from bug bites takes the fun out of outdoor activities. Know safe ways to relieve symptoms...
  7. How-Tos

    How to deal with home pests

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    Your home is your castle and you want to keep it that way, right? While you might be known to your friends as the hostess with the...
  8. Outdoor Living

    Fun Insect Facts

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    If you garden, learning to appreciate insects is a natural progression. Even if you're not wild about bugs, you must admit that they...
  9. Outdoor Living

    Identify Insect Pests

    The first rule of garden pests is not to spray until you know what's causing the damage. Here are some tips to follow to identify...
  10. Outdoor Living

    Natural Bug Repellents

    During the dog days of summer, you not only want to protect your plants from pests but protect yourself as well. So many insects...
  11. Outdoor Living

    Overcome Bug Fears

    Bugs. Nobody really likes them, and while there are some good bugs in the garden , they are still bugs. If being around insects...
  12. Outdoor Living

    Whitefly Control

    Whiteflies are one of those garden pests that can suddenly appear out of nowhere and result in an infestation, even on indoor...
  13. Outdoor Living

    Grasshopper Control

    Unlike the story of the grasshopper and the ant, grasshoppers are not lazy when it comes to munching on almost every plant in the...
  14. Outdoor Living

    Differences between moths & butterflies

    Moths and butterflies have similar fluttering wings and both frequent gardens, so it can be difficult to tell which insect is...
  15. Outdoor Living

    Cutworm Control

    Cutworms are a troublesome garden pest, knocking down young plants as soon as they begin to stand on their own. Cutworm damage is...
  16. Outdoor Living

    Spider Mites

    With summer fully upon us, the weather is warm enough to allow a spider mite explosion in the garden. Spider mites are one of the...
  17. Outdoor Living

    Backyard Mosquito Control

    Controlling mosquitos in your yard and garden can be challenging, especially if you don't want to use chemicals that could be...
  18. Outdoor Living

    Bowling Ball Ladybugs

    Ladybugs are always welcome in the garden. For a fun garden decoration , try making your own over-sized ladybugs from bowling...
  19. Outdoor Living

    Attracting Butterflies

    Butterflies are as beautiful and delicate as the flowers in your flower garden. Mesmerizing for old and young alike, butterflies...
  20. Outdoor Living

    Colorado Potato Beetles

    The Colorado potato beetle is one of the most destructive garden pests. Despite it's name you can find these bugs all over the...