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Spend More Time Outdoors with This Chemical-Free Mosquito Repellent

We tried this chemical-free flying insect trap to limit the number of irritating mosquito bites we endured. Here's what we found.

11 Pictures That Will Change How You See Bugs

Never think of bugs as creepy or crawly again! These pictures of bugs show how amazing (and beautiful) these creatures...


How to Keep Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders Using a Slinky

Hungry squirrels are no match for a Slinky. It's a simple, cost-efficient way to keep squirrels out of your bird...


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If You See a Dryer Sheet in Your Mailbox, This Is What It Means

There's actually a really good reason for it...


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7 Natural Ways to Keep Bees and Ants Away From Hummingbird Feeders

Pests be gone! Discover seven smart ways to keep bees, wasps and ants away from your hummingbird feeders.

10 Bee Friendly Plants to Have in Your Yard

Even if you aren't a beekeeper, there are still plenty of reasons to encourage bees to inhabit your garden or...


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What Are the Red and Black Bugs on My House?

Boxelder bugs invade homes each year, making them some of the most annoying fall pests. But they aren’t the only...

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10 Crazy Things You Didn’t Know About Bees

Think you know everything there is to know about bees? Guess again.


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Best Flowers for Bees

Help the pollinators around your home by planting flowers for bees, many of which are easy to grow and low...