insects

  1. Outdoor Living

    Stink Bugs

    When stink bugs are present in your home or garden, you know it. Named for their offensive odor used as a defense mechanism, stink...
  2. Outdoor Living

    White Grubs

    If you plan to compost , you can't be bug shy. It's always amazing who and what shows up to help break down organic matter. One...
  3. Outdoor Living

    Beneficial Insects

    Gardens are tiny ecosystems, providing shelter and food for a variety of plants, insects and animals. Organic gardeners recognize...
  4. Outdoor Living

    Ants in the Garden

    A vegetable garden can attract a host of insects that you wouldn't want in your home, and it can be difficult to weed out the...
  5. Outdoor Living

    Stink bugs invade American homes

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    Stink bugs are bringing their special brand of foul odor to homes and gardens in several east coast states. What do you need to know...
  6. K-12

    Bugged! When kids and insects don't mix

    I was trying to finish dinner when the screaming started upstairs. It was sudden and shrill and my heart almost stopped. I managed...
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    How to naturally rid your home of bugs

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    Bugs are an irritating side effect to the glorious days of summer. Your first instinct might be to use a commercial pesticide to...