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How to Get Rid of Mealybugs, The Little White Fuzzy Bugs on Plants

How to Get Rid of Mealybugs, The Little White Fuzzy Bugs on Plants

Are the leaves of your plants covered with white fuzzy bugs? You have a mealybug infestation! Here are some tips and tricks on how to get rid of white fuzzy bugs on plants, including natural methods of pest control.

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Boxelder Bugs Guide – How To Handle The Infestation

Boxelder Bugs Guide – How To Handle The Infestation

Fruit and seed-bearing trees sometimes tend to attract some wanted and unwanted garden visitors. Throughout most parts of America, boxelder bugs can become quite the garden nuisance. Boxelder bugs often appear during the Autumn and Winter months, explicitly drawn to fruit-bearing boxelder trees, maples, ash trees, and even fruit trees.While they’re mostly harmless, not carrying common […]

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Whiteflies How to Prevent and Control in your Vegetable Garden

Whiteflies – How to prevent and control in your Vegetable garden

There’s nothing quite as lovely as a vegetable garden – but unfortunately, plenty of pests think so too! Whiteflies, or Trialeurodes vaporariorum, are a common pest found on outdoor vegetables and fruits that’s particularly resistant to synthetic pesticides. This makes it a real problem for farmers as well as home gardeners. Here’s some practical advice on […]

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How To Keep Ticks Away From Your Garden

How To Get Rid Of Ticks From Your Garden

Ticks are one of the most common concerns for garden lovers. These pests feed on blood from both humans and animals, so we bet you’re wondering how to get rid of ticks especially from your garden. 

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Do bed bugs live outside

Can Bed Bugs Live Outside? Where? And For How Long?

Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) are not your typical garden pests, as they don’t have any interest in plants and cause problems mostly indoors but, can bed bugs live outside? Yes, the blood-munching pests can live outdoors undisturbed for some time in the right conditions. Read on to learn more about bed bugs and their living habits. Continue […]

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How To Identify Houseplant Pests and How To Get Rid Of Them

Indoor Houseplant Pests – How to Identify and Remove

Bringing houseplants indoors during the winter is a great way to beat the winter blues and keep your thumb green during the coldest months of the year. Unfortunately, most of the pests that endanger houseplants actually come into the home by hitchhiking on other plants. Many pest problems start when a new plant is brought into […]

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