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How to detect and remove invasive jumping worms

Remove invasive jumping worms This garden pest certainly makes a name for itself - many. Depending on where you are and who you are talking to, you may hear it called "crazy snake worm", "Alabama jumping worm", "Asian snake worm" or some other name, but these all refer to earthworms.  Native to East Asia, the Amindas earthworm is an invasive pest of the northeastern, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwestern United States. They like to live in moist leaves and soils high in organic matter, so they are commonly found in gardens, mulched areas, low-temperature composting, irrigation yards, and fields and forests. Areas with very sandy or dense clay soils, small organic matter, and arid areas west of rocky outcrops will not be severely affected. But for others, there is reason to worry. How to detect jumping worms It is important to correctly identify invasive jumping worms before you start removing them from your yard or garden. Fortunately, Asian jumping wor

Rid of green shield bugs

 What are green shield bugs? The shield bug is a type of actual bug that is called by the name of the adult shield-like form. There are more than 40 types of shield bugs in the world, some of which are common in gardens. All shield bugs eat plant sap, although most do not cause damage and are part of the garden ecosystem. There are two types of green shield bugs in the world. The common green shield bug (Palomena prasina) has a bright green body with small brown 'puncture marks' and brown wingtips. It is common throughout the world. The Southern Armor Bug (Nesra viridula) is native to Africa and arrived in the UK in 2003, most commonly found in southern England. It is green without ‘puncture marks’ and has pale green wingtips rather than brown. In its own right, it is known as a pest of vegetable crops such as beans and tomatoes , although it does not cause any problems in the world. How do green shield bugs reproduce? After mating the female sometimes lays hexagon

5 Common garden pests

5 Common garden pests in your home garden  Diagnosing the problem is the first step in finding a healthy way to reduce - or eliminate - the damage caused by garden pests. Here are 5 common garden pests you may encounter. Creepy or creepy when you mention anything? Insects can cause a lot of damage to your plants and, without proper control, can irreversibly weaken their health. But some bugs need to be kept under control, while others are great garden helpers. Remember to use chemical pesticides easily. They can treat the pests you have, but they will also destroy the hard workers. Garden pests that cause damage to the garden Locust Grasshopper favorite plants From vegetables and fruit trees to flowers, locusts do not like to be eaten. What kind of damage can locusts cause? Flowers and leaves may appear decayed, but a large explosion can destroy plants or destroy fruits and vegetables throughout the summer, reducing your potential harvest later in the season. How to control

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