Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lumpy Lawn? Could Be Earthworms

Earthworms, particularly night crawlers, can be abundant in moist soils that contain moderate, or greater, amounts of organic matter. Worms take in and process soil and organic matter, then deposit the remnants (castings) during nocturnal surface visits. The castings dry

Posted in Lawn & Turf

Varied Carpet Beetles Are Stirring

Varied carpet beetles probably can be found in most every house and building in the state. They are out of sight for most of the year while their larvae hide in drawers, closets, and assorted cracks and crevices. They could

Posted in Household Pests

Featured Publications

Sustainable Disease Management in the Home Garden (fact sheet series) Home garden production is more likely to be successful when plant diseases are managed proactively. Preventative practices help to minimize pesticide sprays in residential settings and provide a more sustainable

Posted in Featured Pubs & Videos