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Bugs and Birds

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Wheel of Whitefly Answer

Here’s the solution to the Wheel of Whitefly puzzle. If you have other techniques for controlling whiteflies, please add them in the comments. Thanks for Playing! First get control of the ants if you have any on your vegetables. Also remove dust that can protect whiteflies. Buy or make your own yellow sticky traps. It’s … Continue reading »

Damsel Bug – Good Bug? Bad Bug?

Interview with a Damsel Bug HOST: Thanks Damsel for joining us today on PEST WATCH!!! AUDIENCE: ~ Applause ~ It’s been a while since we’ve had you on the show. Where have you been overwintering? DAMSEL: I took a break among some weeds and hung out for a while, then laid some eggs in the … Continue reading »

Interview with a Pea Moth Maggot

Cindy: Thanks Maggot for joining me this morning. Let’s get right to the interview – you look exhausted! Maggot: It’s my pleasure Cindy. Yes, I’ve enjoyed nibbling on your peas and today I cut my way back out of the pod and I’m pooped. Cindy: When did you first arrive on my pea plant? Maggot: … Continue reading »