The onset of spring can be quick, and our bees become active as soon as the weather allows. The crocus helps them while providing us with gorgeous colors.
Leaf-footed bugs are a southern pest that might be marching northward. Learn how to identify and manage this pest in vegetable gardens and flower beds.
Missing flower buds could be a sign of geranium budworms on geraniums, petunias, zinnias, marigolds and other plants. Learn how to ID and manage this pest.
Navigate the wrath of yellow jackets — aggressive insects that can each sting multiple times — by understanding seasonal changes in their behavior.
Tomato pinworms are tiny caterpillars that cause big trouble in the tomato patch. Learn how to ID this pest and what you can do to keep it in check.
Wasps, hornets and yellow jackets are stinging insects that can build nests near your home. Here’s how to prevent them and deal with them if they appear.
The roly poly offers a great introduction to your soil life and understanding the mysterious, complex world of the overlooked and underfoot.
If you live in the South or Southwest, you might encounter bean leaf rollers on your bean plants.