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Butterflies drink more than nectar—here’s how to turn your yard into an oasis
These beautiful insects like to get a little dirty.
Simple ways to get carpenter bees to stop remodeling your home
None of these tips involve extermination.
The government is raising an army of parasitic wasps to fight invasive beetles
The invasive green beetle destroys trees across 35 US states—and quarantine efforts are futile.
Paper wasp nests have a secret fluorescent glow
Their silk shines under UV light, giving their homes a rave-like appearance.
Fight household pests with a friendly army of plants and insects
Harness a horde of predators in your own home.
Everything you need to know about the spotted lanternfly invasion
The insects are leaving a trail of black mold across the East.
Baby Brood X cicadas are headed underground. What lies ahead is still a mystery.
Brood X will spend the next 17 years in burrowing, eating, and growing. But the science isn’t completely settled on how the bugs wile away or count their time.
Everything you need to know about scorpion stings and venom
In the wild, you probably won't see many scorpions just hanging out in the sun.
3 DIY bug traps that actually work
Mosquitoes, fruit flies, and stink bugs stand no chance.
An accidental discovery could save a popular, struggling grapevine
The bacteria-resistant breed makes a great wine in itself.