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The Downside of Garden Chickens

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Having chickens is a great way to control the pests that lurk in yards. They love to feast on slugs, beetles, ticks and many other small bugs. However, as they graze chickens can scratch around new plants, burying them or …

How to Identify and Control Cutworms

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Cutworms are the larvae—or caterpillars—of a number of different night-flying moth species. Living up to their name, these pesky larvae cut down young plants at the soil surface or below when they feed. Although they do not cause damage once …

Free Weed ID Tool from U-Missouri

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Wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly what pesky weeds are growing within our gardens, lawns and/or fields and how we can get rid of them? Well, there is an app for that!