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pest control

Caterpillar on a kale plant in the urban vegetable garden

When bugs attack! Five ways to deal with pest damage

Insects play important roles in our ecosystems. But sometimes, pests can get out of hand. Our role as gardeners is to understand what bug attacks are telling us, and then gently guide them away.

No love for pigeons from this old geezer

Don’t be fooled by their soft cooing and iridescent necks, pigeons aren’t so much birds as they are a multi-platform disease dispensing system.