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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • USDA testing finds 30-plus unapproved pesticides on the herb cilantro

    USDA testing finds 30-plus unapproved pesticides on the herb cilantro
    Just in time for cookout season, some unsettling news arrives for guacamole and salsa lovers: Federal testing turned up a wide array of unapproved pesticides on the herb cilantro — to an extent that surprises and concerns government scientists....
  • 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...
  • Experts find way to make mosquitoes dengue-free

    Experts find way to make mosquitoes dengue-free
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Injecting a bacteria into mosquitoes can block them from transmitting the dengue virus and help control the spread of a disease that kills 20,000 annually in more than 100 countries, scientists said. In two papers published in the...
  • Bringing Potted Plants in for the Winter - What to Expect

     
    There are lots of helpful articles out there about bringing your plants in for the winter. In general, they say that you should get plants used to indoor conditions gradually, and that you should inspect them for pests and try......
  • Fragrant Gardenias Perfume Local Landscapes

     
    Walking down the garden path has become a real pleasure. I like to look at the flowers and see some of the wildlife too. But at this time of the year there is yet another dimension – the fragrant gardenias. Did you know there are lots of gardenia...