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9 Scents That Japanese Beetles Hate (and How to Use Them)
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9 Scents That Japanese Beetles Hate (and How to Use Them)

If you live east of the Mississippi River, you probably have experience with Japanese Beetles. These plant and crop destroyers typically gather in large numbers, which can make it difficult to keep them off your plants, crops, or ornamental trees. But, did you know you can use various scents to discourage Japanese Beetles from coming…

7 Plants That Repel Whiteflies Naturally (and How to Use Them)
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7 Plants That Repel Whiteflies Naturally (and How to Use Them)

With more and more information available about how destructive pesticides are, gardeners and farmers alike search for ways to naturally repel pests. This includes the whitefly, a tiny insect that sucks the vital juices out of a variety of plant leaves and stems. Luckily, Mother Nature has provided everything we need to keep pests such…

Do Raccoons Catch and Eat Fish? 7 Things to Know
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Do Raccoons Catch and Eat Fish? 7 Things to Know

Raccoons, masked bandits, trash pandas; whatever you may call them, raccoons are easy to recognize backyard animals. Their signature masked face and bushy banded tail make them hard to mistake for another animal. Raccoons are omnivores, meaning they eat both plant and animal matter, including fish. Raccoons won’t dive for fish, and will primarily hunt in…

Should You Put Ladybugs & Ladybirds Outside? 3 Things to Consider
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Should You Put Ladybugs & Ladybirds Outside? 3 Things to Consider

We’ve all been there. You have the best intentions. You put that creepy crawly bug you just found into a cup, put a piece of paper over the top in case it goes Tasmanian devil in there, and then encourage the intruding bug outside. Ladybugs and ladybirds hibernate during the winter and are naturally used…

Fleas, Ticks, or Bed Bugs? Here’s How To Tell The Difference
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Fleas, Ticks, or Bed Bugs? Here’s How To Tell The Difference

Waking up to discover bugs have invaded your bedroom and your body bombarded with bites is a rather unpleasant experience. The blame is often allocated to either a flea, tick, or bed bug. However, as they are unique animals in their own respect, it is not always clear how to tell them apart. Therefore, we…