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Squash Bugs - Nymphs and Their Damage

These pics are from a month ago, before the plants died off.  I have since gone on a malathion rampage to wipe out as many squash bugs as possible before they hide for the winter.  219 more words

Summer Squash

"Be vewy, vewy, quiet... i'm hunting wabbits."

There’s been a bit of a vanishing act happening in the garden as of late.

Where there was once a beautiful Balloon Flower in this pot… 91 more words


China’s Ministry of Finance Allocates Over ~US$350 million to Support Domestic Agricultural Production

The Chinese central government has earmarked 650 million yuan ($105 million) for the prevention of plant disease and elimination of pests. The Ministry of Finance asked local authorities to distribute the money in time and make sure the special funds will be used properly… 58 more words


Potato harvest

We all went down to the allotment at the weekend to harvest potatoes and onions.

Lots of our Desiree potatoes had grown really well but had been attacked buy some pest that had left holes in them. 71 more words


Seven Steps to Keep the Kitchen Pests at Bay

Nothing could be more irksome than finding ants and other pesky pests in your kitchen. Fruit flies hovering around your fresh fruits do not only cause irritation on your part, but can be very harmful to the health of your family too. 345 more words

Pest Control

The Most Common Kinds of Insects that Ruin Wooden Furniture

Small but destructive insects can ruin your furniture. Read on and learn how these pests can destroy your furniture, together with our tips to eradicate them. 450 more words