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IPM Category: Pest Control

whiteflies

How to Get Rid of Whiteflies

Whiteflies are exactly what their name implies – small, white, flying insects that are closely related to aphids and mealybugs. Often discovered on the undersides of leaves, these bugs easily blend

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dealing with weevils

How to Get Rid of Weevils

Weevils are a type of beetle. Adult weevils eat plant leaves during the spring and summer months. However, weevil larvae that feast on plant roots over the fall and winter

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dealing with sawflies

How to Get Rid of Sawflies

Sawflies are yet another common garden insect that we see nearly every day on the farm. Closely related to ants, bees, and wasps, the name “sawfly” refers to the shape

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nematodes

How to Get Rid of Nematodes

The name “nematode” refers to any of several thousand species of parasite also commonly known as roundworms. While many species of nematodes are pests, some are actually beneficial to the

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lace bugs

How to Get Rid of Lace Bugs

Lace bugs, known formally as Tingidae, refers to any of over two thousand species of a small North American insect that thrives on flowering plants. Lace bugs are tiny, often

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thrips

How to Get Rid of Thrips

Thrips, known officially as Thysanoptera, are a nuisance pest common to both indoor as well as outdoor growing areas. Thrips thrive off of the internal juices of plants, but not

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spider mites

How to Get Rid of Spider Mites

While not technically insects but rather a type of arachnid, spider mites are a common nuisance for both indoor and outdoor gardeners. Nearly microscopic, the many varied species of the

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dealing with rats & mice

How to Get Rid of Rats & Mice

So you think you may have rats or mice in your garden, greenhouse, or indoor growing space? While this is one of the more common pests to confront, rats and

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