Outdoor Pest Control

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Crane Flies/Tipple Bugs: Beneficial or Pest?

They're harmless to people, but they nibble on lawns.

15 Free City Resources for Pest Problems

Your town might help you solve an icky issue.

4 Natural Homemade Bug Sprays

Avoid the heavy toxic chemicals.

How to Deal With German Cockroaches

They can be tough little buggers.

10 New Invasive Species to Watch Out For

Some of them are adorable, others not so much.

How to Eliminate Boxelder Bugs

They're not dangerous, but they can be a nuisance.

Outdoor Pest Questions: Insect Control

Even small bugs can end up causing significant problems.

Preventing Pests from Attacking Your Parsley

Parsley is a strong plant that does not often suffer from insect infestations.

Controlling Wasps with Apple Juice

Wasps are a pest that can put a damper on your outdoor living experience.

How to Dispose of Pesticides Properly and Safely

Pesticides are chemicals or biological agents used for repelling, preventing and killing pests.

Eliminating Asian Beetles from the Garden

Beetles are perhaps the most common of insect pests, and can cause a lot of damage in your garden.

Protecting Your Weigela from Pests

Weigela is attractive in the garden, and to pests.

Exterminate Pests and Revive Your Mountain Laurels

Mountain Laurels are elegant shrubs with leathery leaves and unusual flowers.

How to Grow Wormwood in 5 Quick Steps

Wormwood is a plant known for its ability to keep ants, mice, moths and flies away.

How to Make an Insect Repellent Candle

Mix up your own solution for biting or annoying insects.

Protecting Impatiens From Pests

Impatiens have become a mainstay of North American gardens in the past two decades.

Combating Cool-Weather Pests

Cool-weather pests don't belong in your home.

Best Container Plants to Repel Bugs!

Keep those pesky, creepy crawlers away with easy-to-grow (and easy-to-move) container plants.

Horticultural Oils for Pest Control

Gardeners have long used oils to control plant-damaging pests.

How to Build a Humane Squirrel Trap

Do the humane thing. Trap and release.

Is Soil Usable after an Aphid Infestation?

If you have dealt with an aphid infestation you may want to re-use your potting soil.

How to Keep Bees Away from Your Apple Tree

You'll need some bees to pollinate the flowers.