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How to keep stink bugs out of your house this season

Anything that you can do to make your home more energy-efficient will help ward off stink bugs from sneaking in.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 08:46am EDT

Tags: stinkbug, Mike Raupp, Megan Cloherty, stink bug, stink bug traps

Could winter's frigid temps have killed the stinkbugs?

The region might, just might, have fewer stinkbugs to deal with in the coming spring and summer.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 01:41am EST

Tags: polar vortex, bugs, raupp


Stink bug season 'spectacular,' entomologist says

The smelly pests are taking over the D.C. area and this season is worse than previous years.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 11:39am EDT

Tags: stink bugs, Jamie Forzato

How to make your lawn grub-proof

WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath gives advice on how to keep that grass green and lush, hold the grubs at bay and safe ways to keep caterpillars away all.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 09:23am EDT

Tags: Mike McGrath, grass, caterpillar, mosquitoes, Garden Plot, Milky Spore, grubs, stink bugs


Get ready for the return of stink bugs

Stink bugs are likely to come roaring back in 2013, according to University of Maryland entomology professor Mike Raupp.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 07:13am EST

Tags: Mike Raupp, stink bugs, University of Maryland, dick uliano

Va. Tech researchers work to stop stinkbugs

Virginia Tech researchers are working to stop the spread of a voracious insect with an unsavory name.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 08:17am EDT

Tags: stink bugs, Virginia Tech

Pre-sprout your peas for good St. Patrick's day luck

Happy peas for St. Pat's! That's right, peas. St. Patrick's Day isn't just for wearing green, it's also the unofficial kickoff to growing some delicious green-green peas.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 01:26pm EDT

Tags: Garden Plot, Mike McGrath, peas, attack,