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Bedbug 'cure' may be worse than the bite, health officials warn CDC   Growing numbers of bedbug outbreaks are prompting more people to use insecticides, sometimes with dire results. By JoNel Aleccia, NBC News People creeped-out by rising rates of bed bug infestations may be taking eradication too far, according...

Symptoms: Damage from snow mold fungi usually becomes apparent as the snow melts and exposes the grass in late winter. Snow mold symptoms consist of roughly circular patches (at least 3 to 12 inches) of dead and matted grass blades. In severe cases, these patches coalesce...

What is the most common thing that attracts rodents to your yard? Bird feeders are especially attractive to mice, chipmunks and squirrels. They will be more likely to breed close by and look for shelter near this food source. If you can't stop feeding the birds...

  What is sedge? Sedge is a very invasive perennial weed,  yellow sedge is usually found in New England lawns. These infectious plants are spread by air borne seeds or underground tubers formed at the ends of whitish rhizomes. You can identify this weed by rolling the...

  My coworker, Donna found this great photo of a snake cake and I just had to share it. Francesca Pitcher, owner of North Star Cakes, the business behind the Albino Burmese Python novel creation, is over the moon. Her page has attracted a stream of "Likes" from...

Aeration helps drought stress! The majority of root growth happens in the Fall. A deeper root system will help against Winter & drought stress, disease stress, increase water & nutrient efficiency, and aid in over all health. Fall is the best time to plant. Aerating with over-seeding...

The Cicada insect is a common insect you may  hear making a loud buzz/hum when the weather becomes hot. Growing up I can remember my Father refered to them as "heat bugs". The Cicada has an enemy who will go through great feats to capture and...

Jul 17, 6:24 PM EDT Oregon man recovering from rare case of plague By STEVEN DUBOIS         Associated Press      PORTLAND, Ore.     (AP) -- One look at Paul Gaylord's hands shows why the plague is referred to as "Black Death." The welder's once-strong hands have been withered by the cell-killing...

Geoff Ford's son Luke was lucky considering he was only stung once by a hidden yellow jackets nest. While out in the yard he stumbled upon a hidden nest in a decorative item in the yard resulting in this painful looking sting. This reminds us...