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Corn gluten time has arrived

WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath says now is the time to spread corn gluten meal for a lush, healthy lawn next year. He also has tips to deal with poison ivy and hornet stings, and a poetic bonus.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 04:44am EDT

Tags: garden plot, corn gluten, poison ivy, hornet sting, Mike McGrath

Detecting severe allergy to hornets that killed Va. mom

The story of a 44 year old Virginia mother's deadly reaction to a white-faced hornet sting has many concerned. Melodye Creason didn't know she was allergic to the sting of a white-faced hornet which experts say are especially aggressive this time of year.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 02:06pm EDT


Giant hornet no match for honeybees' heat

Researchers in Japan have found honeybees can literally cook a giant hornet to death.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 10:27am EDT

Tags: bees, Tamagawa University, honeybees