Homeowners in the D.C. area are noticing a spike in stink bugs popping up in their homes. Here’s how to deal with the uninvited guests and how to prevent more from coming in.
Don’t be alarmed by big bugs and exoskeleton shells attached to items around your house — cicadas emerging in the D.C. area won’t hurt you.
What effects will the warm spell followed by the current cold snap have on bugs later this spring? A University of Maryland entomologist says it’s a mixed bag.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips on how to rid your home of insect pests like yellow jackets, grubs and even mosquitoes.
Some of the “enemies” making the biggest impact in the battle against stink bugs are also the smallest in stature, Mike McGrath says. But be sure you’re not driving them away.
A post-Christmas decision about when to take the tree down was easier than usual for a home in Northwest after the homeowner found bugs on her live, fresh-cut tree.
WASHINGTON — As warmer spring weather moves into the region, stink bugs may start showing up around your house as they try to escape winter hiding places. “They’re going to be on your windows, on your front door, on…
WASHINGTON — One sure sign spring is here: ants are starting to move. “Odorous house ants are one of the most common home invaders at this time of the year,” says University of Maryland College Park Professor of Entomology…
WASHINGTON — With another round of freezing temperatures this week, many people are ready for spring already. But this bitter cold could mean good things for your garden later this year. “If that frost can get down…
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say they have found a new way to target insects in an environmentally safe way.
JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Carl J. Drake spent his life studying bugs, everything from aphids to water striders. When he died in 1965, the entomologist left his life savings and his vast…
Interested in trying a grasshopper burger with a side of mealworm fries? A food pop-up is serving free lunch in D.C.
The region might, just might, have fewer stinkbugs to deal with in the coming spring and summer.
You could describe butterflies and stink bugs as the \”Beauty and
the Beast\” of the insect world, on opposite ends of the attractiveness spectrum.
Evergreens throughout the region are being confronted with a new kind of enemy: the bagworm.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.