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10 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Summer has finally arrived and with it’s arrival the proliferation of the blood-sucking and possible disease-carrying garden foe: the mosquito. In my home garden, I typically place several types of plants to deter mosquitoes. Typically, I either plant them in … Continue reading

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Benefits of Basil

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The Mole Man | Controlling Moles in the Garden and Lawn

Considered one of the worst pests in the lawn and garden, moles destroy beds, roots, grass while eating their body weight in insects and worms daily. International horticulturist Mike Alexander shares his experience dealing with the destructive creatures.

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Something in the Air | Stink Bugs Move From Garden to Home

It’s no secret that stink bugs have voracious appetites that leave boreholes in everything from tomatoes, peppers and soybeans to apples, peaches and grapes. But as Editor-at-Large Therese Ciesinski explains, the smelly little insects also have a taste for home, … Continue reading

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