Chickens and Other Birds
Don't treat Japanese beetle grubs during spring
Spring is finally here but some gardeners are already thinking ahead to summer and what steps they want to…
Spiders are our friends
Whether you are outside tending your garden or are inside your home, spiders are commonly seen everywhere now. People…
Trees and Shrubs 2019: A big year for fungal diseases
Photo courtesy: MyMinnesotaWoods Are you seeing spots on the leaves of your trees? Why are the leaves on my…
What to do about biting flies
Mosquitoes are out now, take steps to protect yourself. Photo:Jeff Hahn UMN Extension Regardless where you live in Minnesota,…
Watch for fourlined plant bugs
People are starting to report fourlined plant bug damage in their gardens. You can recognize this feeding by looking…
Emerald ash borer found in Stearns County
(Much of the following information was taken from an April 2, 2019 news release from the Minnesota Department of…
Speckled and spotted but still tasty
Whether you are harvesting from a backyard apple tree or visiting a local orchard, you are likely to find…
Can I eat that strange looking squash?
What does it mean when squash and melons have scabs, rings, and sunken spots? Raised corky bumps caused by…
Podcast: How much do we know about Japanese beetles?
Fall cleanup: Key to reducing risk for next year's plant diseases
Springtails love moisture
Watch out for Lyme disease!
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