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.

How to Make a Gopher Trap

This humane approach can help address the fuzzy nuisance.

Completely Ridding Your Garden of Cucumber Beetles

Cucumber beetles can be a pesky nuisance in the garden, ruining many different types of plants.

Keep Deer Away from Your Orchard Trees

You can't rely on occasional scare tactics.

Different Types of Poisonous Bugs

There are many different types of poisonous bugs. Some of these insects are found in every habitat.

5 Common Pest Control Mistakes

A can of bug spray won't get you too far if you’re making these mistakes.

How to Avoid Chiggers and Treat Chigger Bites

Learn how to keep these pests away or how to soothe the itch of their bites if you can't.

Japanese Beetle - Biological Control

When used improperly, insecticides can pose serious hazards to people, wildlife, and the environment.

Slug Problems? Steps to Get Rid of Them From Your Garden

Slugs. Those tiny (and sometimes not so tiny) creatures that wreak havoc in your garden.

How to Build a Mosquito Trap

If you're overwhelmed, reduce their numbers.

How to Kill Gypsy Moths Effectively

If you're not careful, the number of gypsy moths in your garden can get out of control.

Making a Natural Bug Repellent for Fruit Trees

When bugs attract to your fruit trees, repel them naturally.

How to Get Rid of a Skunk

A skunk is counted among the most damaging of garden pests.

Building a Wasp Trap with Household Items

Build a wasp trap cheaply.

Outdoor Pest Questions: Insect Control

Even small bugs can end up causing significant problems.

Protecting Your Weigela from Pests

Weigela is attractive in the garden, and to pests.

How to Grow Wormwood in 5 Quick Steps

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