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  • Don't Worry About Oak Galls

     
    Many homeowners become concerned if they see tumor-like growths on twigs or leaves of their oak trees. These abnormal swellings which are made of plant tissue are called galls and are stimulated to form by the activity of insects known......
  • Ooze on pines a sign of moths

    Ooze on pines a sign of moths
    My wife and I recently bought a 20-year-old home. We have a pine tree in our backyard, though I am not sure what kind of pine tree it is. Many of the tree's needles are turning brown and falling off. Some fall off with just a slight breeze, and others...
  • Carpenter bees can turn wood to dust

    Carpenter bees can turn wood to dust
    Among termites, powder post beetles and other borers, carpenter bees are the masters. They work nonstop producing a stream of sawdust. They drill straight in, sideways, even upside down, making holes in siding, trim and the structure of your home. And...
  • In India, 22 children dead after eating tainted school lunch

    In India, 22 children dead after eating tainted school lunch
    At least 22 children are dead after eating a free school lunch that was tainted with an insecticide at a school in a small village in Bihar, India. More than 30 children remain hospitalized, most in serious condition. On Tuesday, the children, ages 5 to...
  • Tainted school lunch kills at least 22 children in India

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Indian authorities on Wednesday were trying to determine how food served as part of a free school lunch program got tainted with insecticide, leading to the deaths of at least 22 children and the hospitalization of more than...
  • Greening – Is it the End of Dooryard Citrus?

     
    News is not good for dooryard citrus when it comes to the Citrus Greening Disease that entered Florida about seven years ago. It’s a bacterial disease most gardeners are not going to remember by another common name huanglongbing, but you can also...
  • Watch out for daylily leafminer

     
    Master Gardener Barb sent a good article about a new pest: Last summer for the first time I noticed leafminer tunnels in the leaves of some of my daylily cultivars. I was familiar with the unsightly mines left by insects......
  • Activists grill producers of modified corn

    Activists grill producers of modified corn
    As the Midwest crunches into sweet corn season, a new type will be appearing on grocery store shelves — even though shoppers have no way to recognize it. It's genetically modified sweet corn from the biotech giant Monsanto, engineered to resist a...
  • No immediate aerial insecticide spraying for Dallas County

    No immediate aerial insecticide spraying for Dallas County
    With 130 reported cases and nine confirmed deaths in North Texas so far this summer, Dallas County Commissioners chose to opt out of immediate aerial insecticide spraying.  This after strong recommendations by the Dallas County Medical Society. "We...
  • North Texas Poison Center ready to aid the public as West Nile virus spreads

    North Texas Poison Center ready to aid the public as West Nile virus spreads
    DALLAS – The North Texas Poison Center staff will serve as an essential resource as Dallas County begins aerial spraying of insecticide to fight this year’s deadly outbreak of West Nile virus. A call to the poison help line at 1.800.222.1222...
  • Call a truce with garden insects

    Call a truce with garden insects
    Some of a gardener's best friends are bugs. Yes, bugs. Many of the insects and other creepy-crawlies in our flower beds and vegetable patches and on trees are doing good work. Most are harmless, though there are a few that might do our plants...
  • Native Birds Could Use A Helping Human Hand

    Native Birds Could Use A Helping Human Hand
    Spring birds are arriving in Connecticut. Eastern phoebes returned recently, and before the end of April we'll be seeing and hearing barn swallows, tree swallows and purple martins. Those four birds are among 17 species native to our state that eat only...