Wasps & Wisteria

In case a flowering plant can grow to weigh 250 tons, protect over an acre of home and include more than 1.5 million blossoms, it can certainly accommodate its share of bugs. She couldn’t have predicted the enormity, when Alice Brugman planted wisteria in the late-1800s her Sierra Madre backyard. Her plant displays the resilience…

The best way to Kill Bugs

Bugs, grayish-black insects that resemble stinkbugs, do harm to pumpkin and squash crops. These pests feed by sucking nutrients out of causing wilting leaves and plant death. At eradicating bugs chemical remedies work, but pesticides also kill beneficial insects, including ladybugs. To abandon beneficial insects unharmed, get cleared of bugs that were squash . Do…

Gnats On Cacti

Cacti choose a dry environment — except when they have been germinating, when cranking the humidity up with high temperature and additional watering can attract the incorrect kind of interest from gnats. When the soil is moist, fungus gnats fly to cacti and problems are warm, breeding larvae that crawl before maturing in to flying…