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Deet proves less effective in warding off mosquitos

After several days of cold and rainy weather, chances are, you're dreaming of summer. But even warm, sunny weather has its downsides. For example, mosquito bites.

Sunday - 02/24/2013, 07:18am EST

Tags: DEET, veronica robinson

Time to bolster defenses against bugs

The most dreaded part of the summer is on the horizon: a mosquito onslaught. Here are some helpful hints on how to avoid being bit.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 05:56am EDT

Tags: bugs, bug spray, ants, insects, summer

Garlic sprays and taming weeds with flames

The white flowers early in the season are very distinctive, so learn what the plant looks like and pull it slowly out of wet soil right away before those flowers can turn into the explosive seedpods.

Friday - 03/30/2012, 08:58am EDT

Tags: weeds, pests, garlic, ticks,