Categories for Insects
An Expert Speaks on the Dangers of Monoculture
date_range June 03, 2016
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Biodiversity versus Monoculture I watched a presentation the other night that talked at length about the importance of biodiversity in creating a sust
Simple Ant Control for Your Home
date_range April 18, 2016
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Ants in Your Home? I can sympathize with Suzette M., who wrote in about trying to free her raised beds of fire ants.  I had normal black ants a in a
Natural Fire Ant Control
date_range April 13, 2016
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Taking Back Your Garden We got an urgent plea the other day from Suzette M. about some new raised beds she built recently.  As soon as the beds were
Promiscuous Plants and the Pollinators they Tantalize
date_range October 07, 2015
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Plants live to have sex, just like us! Pollination, the transfer of pollen from male to female reproductive parts of a flower, can be carried out by
Attracting Pollinators to the Garden Year After Year
date_range September 09, 2015
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Late summer and fall are terrific times to start planning for next year's gardens. Common fall tasks include preparing beds, dividing plants, and even