Fungus Gnats – How to Get Rid of These Pests?

Fungus Gnats

One of the most common houseplant complaints during the winter months is a swarm of pesky flying insects around the houseplants. These flying insects are commonly known as Fungus Gnats. The fungus gnat larvae live in the soil of your houseplants. Fungus gnat larvae feed on organic materials within the soil. Unfortunately, most of the … Read more

Bees In Our Hives: The Importance Of Bees In Our Ecosystem – 2022 Guide

If the world is a big home, humans are only one among the millions of species living under the same roof. We live in harmony with nature and other living creatures, including animals and plants. We are also codependent with them, helping us survive in this humanity-centered world. Bees are among those living creatures that … Read more

Insects Invade Broccoli and Cabbage – 2022 Prevention Guide

Insects chew or suck their way onto vegetables and diminish their aesthetic value. This is a no-no for growers who rely on unblemished produce and market to food companies. For now, though, let’s focus on pests that pose a threat to broccoli and cabbage. Sucking aphids Common pests that feed on young, green vegetables are … Read more

Insects and Apples – 2022 Guide

Each year, insects continue to challenge apple growers in western North Carolina. Marvin Owings, Extension director of the Henderson County Center, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, said county growers deal most with Lepidoptera type insects such as codling moths and oriental fruit moths as well as a different pest called plum curculio. Codling moth Jim … Read more