Diseases & Pests

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What Causes White Lines on Tomato Plants

Do your tomato leaves have white lines on them? Wonder what causes this, and what to do about it? Then read on!

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Which Pest Left That Mess: A Guide to Find the Culprit

Would you know how to identify common household pests by their damage? Read this guide and you will!

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5 Tips to Keep Your Home Pest-Free this Winter

Each winter, as the weather gets cold outside, more and more pests search for shelter inside. Here are pest control experts’ five ways to protect your home against a pest invasion.

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Do Ultrasonic Pest Repellents Really Work?

Ultrasonic electronic pest and insect repellent devices claim that their high frequency sound waves are intolerable to rodents and insects. However, simply plugging one of these devices in probably won’t end your pest woes. Read on to find out more about the effectiveness of electronic pest repellents.

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How to Keep Mice, Rats, and Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders

Mary Lou asks, “We love feeding birds, but they drop seeds on our balcony which attracts mice and rats. What can we do to keep rodents away?” Birds and rodents both love to eat seeds. Try these tips to discourage rodents from your bird feeder.

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Do It! How to Guard Your Bird Feeder from Squirrels and Raccoons

While feeding birds is a popular pastime, feeding squirrels and raccoons is not.To keep the furry critters away from your bird feeder, make a DIY guard from a piece of stovepipe.

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The Top 25 Cities with Mosquito Problems

Do you live in one of Terminix’s cities with the most mosquito problems? Click to find out!

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Mushroom growing on rotting organic matter.

How to Deal with Backyard Mushrooms

Read this article to find out about mushrooms and the steps you can take to deal with mushrooms growing in your yard, lawn, or garden.

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