Small hive beetles are typically considered a secondary pest in the honeybee hive, paling in comparison to the Varroa mite. But they can be more than a nuisance. Left unchecked they may wreck the hive. There are ways to combat this secondary pest.
There's honey in the hive, peaches on the trees, and food on the table, but it's still a long way from self-sufficiency.
Whether or not it was devised by clever Mexican potato growers, the cheap, easy to build, and space-saving potato tower is a unique alternative to rows, barrels, and other methods for planting, growing, and bringing in your season's spuds.
A bark beetle outbreak is causing widespread damage in Western forests, but we have every reason to believe the forest will recover.
Find out what your options are for getting orange Asian lady beetles out of your house.
Blister beetles can be picked up fairly easily; just remember to wear gloves!
Japanese beetles feed for six to eight weeks, and in that time, they are able to feed on over 300 plant species. Although collecting beetles may seem like an exhausting every day task, you're plants will appreciate it.