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  • Viburnum Pest Control: Learn About Pests Affecting Viburnums
    By Liz Baessler - Monday Jun 19, 2017

    By Liz Baessler Viburnums are a diverse group of flowering shrubs that are very popular in the garden. Unfortunately they’re often preyed upon by a wide range of pests. Keep reading to learn more about the insects affecting viburnums and how to go about controlling viburnum insect pests. Common Pests on Viburnum Here are some of the most common viburnum pests and methods for viburnum pest control. Aphids – While they don’t cause much damage, aphids can cause curling in new growth. They can be gotten rid of with a steady stream of water from the hose, insecticidal soap, or horticultural oil. Thrips – Thrips can cause purple spots on leaves, curled and dropped leaves, and dropped, unopened flower buds. Try to prevent thrips by keeping weeds under the shrub to a minimum. Spray with insecticidal soap, if necessary, but be careful, as there are many beneficial insects that feed

    Source: Gardening Know How
  • Common Swiss Chard Insects – Controlling Pests On Swiss Chard Plants
    By Amy Grant - Wednesday Jun 21, 2017

    By Amy Grant Swiss chard is a member of the beet family grown for its large nutrient rich leaves rather than its root. Delicious and high in iron, magnesium and vitamin C, it is enjoyed not only by people but by bugs that attack Swiss chard. If you’re desperate to save your plants, read on to find out about common Swiss chard insects and controlling pests on Swiss chard. Common Pests Found on Swiss Chard It isn’t just us who enjoy those delicious, nutritious leafy greens. Sometimes it seems like there’s no battling the insects for our produce. In order to control the pests, it is important to learn to identify them. Bugs that attack Swiss chard, for example, are equal opportunists. Some, such as blister beetles, love the veggie as do leaf miner larvae. Lygus bugs and their nymphs feed on the leaves and the buds of flowering plants.

    Source: Gardening Know How
  • Push-Pull Pest Control – Learn About Using Push-Pull In Gardens
    By Darcy Larum - Tuesday Jun 20, 2017

    By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer With several species of bees now listed as endangered and dwindling monarch butterfly populations, people are more conscience of the harmful side effects of chemical pesticides. These not only harm beneficial insects, but they also poison birds, reptiles, amphibians and animals that eat the insects. Chemical residue remains on food crops, causing illnesses in people who eat them. They also get into the water table. Because of all these harmful effects, farmers and gardeners all over the world have been implementing newer, safer pest control methods. One such method is push-pull technology. Read on to learn more about how push-pull works. What is Push-Pull Technology? It can be a real challenge to avoid harsh and dangerous chemical pesticides that not only damage our environment by poisoning pollinators, but can also poison us. With push-pull methods, however, this may be changing. Push-pull pest control is a

    Source: Gardening Know How
  • Pride 2017: New York’s L.G.B.T.Q. Story Began Well Before Stonewall
    By LIAM STACK - Monday Jun 19, 2017

    The gay bar’s 1969 patron-police battle, hailed as a starting point, actually followed many events in the city, now mapped in a sites project.

    Source: NYT > Home Page
  • Applying Acaricide Insecticides: Using An Acaricide For Tick Control
    By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez - Sunday Jun 11, 2017

    By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer Many homeowners in regions where Lyme disease is common are concerned about ticks. The deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) is the species that transmits Lyme disease in the Eastern and Central United States, while the Western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus) transmits Lyme disease in the Western United States. A bite from an immature tick, called a nymph, is the most common source of Lyme disease infections, but adult ticks can also transmit the disease. If you live near a wooded area where these ticks are present, you may have considered chemical control methods for ticks. Acaricides are one option. Read on to learn more about how to use an acaricide for ticks. What are Acaricides? Acaricides are pesticides that kill ticks and mites, closely related groups of invertebrates. They are one part of a strategy for controlling ticks around homes and should be

    Source: Gardening Know How
  • Valve tries to one-up Oculus Touch with five-finger “Knuckles” VR controller
    By Kyle Orland - Thursday Jun 22, 2017

    Capacitive sensors and palm-circling grip let you throw up some virtual horns.

    Source: Ars Technica
  • Five Sites of New York’s L.G.B.T. History
    Monday Jun 19, 2017

    Jacob Riis Park, a Manhattan church, the Bum Bum Bar and more. In 360 degrees, visit five sites that helped shape New York City’s L.G.B.T. community and its history.

    Source: NYT > Home Page
  • Food & Wine Magazine Will Leave New York for Alabama
    By STEPHANIE STROM - Friday Jun 23, 2017

    The move reflects a changing business in which traditional food magazines, and a Manhattan address, are less important.

    Source: NYT > Home Page