Damage From Pests in the Home, Garden and Farm
All About Skunks
What skunks look like, what skunks do, and why skunks spray noxious odors. And what you can and can't do about them in your state.
9 Answers to Squirrel Control
Squirrels can be cute, but they can also cause damage and scare away songbirds. Discover 9 answers to squirrel habits and control.
Wildlife Safety Tips: Raccoons
Raccoons are not just nuisance wildlife, they can also cause a great deal of damage to homes and harm people. Protect yourself and your family with these tips.
Get rid of skunk odor: Myths and Facts
How do you get rid of skunk odor? Does tomato juice really work? Is there anything better? Find out what is myth and what is fact from the experts.
All About Raccoons
Raccoons are very common across the U.S. that can become aggressive and spread disease to people and pets. Learn more about raccoons.
Pesticides in Food
Pesticides were used on most foods you eat. Is it safe? Who regulates them? And what about organic? Read more to find out more about pesticides in food.
Insect Pests in the Home, Lawn and Garden
This site contains a small encyclopedia of information about insect pests in the home, on house plants, in the lawn, flower and vegetable gardens.
Pest Birds Cause Multi-Million Dollar Damages to Horticultural Crops
This publication examines the damage that 60+ species of birds inflict annually on horticultural crops and suggests ways to manage the birds and reduce crop losses. Control methods include predicting bird movements, taking pro-active measures to minimize damage and unifiying the efforts of growers, trade associations and government.
How to Remove Skunk Odors From Your Pet
Odors can be removed from a skunk-sprayed pet by using the methods and recipes revealed here.
Ugly Bugs in Your Home?
Although the squash bug is primarily a garden pest, it can become a nuisance when it moves into the home seeking warmth and shelter as the weather turns cold.
Control Grasshopper Garden Damage
Grasshoppers are very mobile, so the best way to control grasshopper damage is to prevent the growth of populations.
Heat and Drought Increases Bug Problems
A hot, dry summer can increase problems with certain insects and bugs. Read more about these -- and what to do.
Take Control of Thrips
Thrips are a common plant pest that are sometimes described as worms with legs or fringe-winged insects. But you can control them.
Keep Rabbits Out of the Garden
Rabbits eating your trees, plants, or vegetables? Keep them out with these tips.
Control Lawn Grubs
In many parts of the U.S. grubs are among the most common and most damaging yard and garden pests. Find out more about these lawn-damaging pests and their control.
Control Japanese Beetles
In many parts of the U.S., Japanese beetles and grubs are among the most common and most damaging yard and garden pests. Find out more about these beetles and their control.
Controlling Pests that Pester You. Part 9: Plant Pests
Our survey showed that plant pests, such as mites, thrips, and aphids are among the top pests that invade homes. Learn about these and other plant pests, their behaviors and control.