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Love Makes the World--and the Bugs--Go 'Round

A mating pair of Stagmomantis limbata in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Consider the lovestruck praying mantis. If you've ever watched a mating pair of mantids and seen...

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Summer-it’s a time for swimming, BBQs, camping, and eating invasive species

If you've got a great recipe for invasive brown garden snail, the webiste Eat the Invaders wants to know! Don't bring snails and other animals into California for food. That's how the brown garden snail ended up here in the 1850's. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

During California Invasive Species Action Week (June 2 – June 10), we highlighted several...

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:14 AM

Everybody Loves Bugs, Right? Here Are the Top 25 Bug Blogs in the World

A flameskimmer dragonfly, Libellula saturata, perches on a bamboo stake in Vacaville, Calif. Native to western North America, it belongs to the family Libellulidae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Everybody loves bugs, right? Well, no, they don't. Some folks scream, smash them, or sprint away...

Posted on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 5:04 PM

Vegetable Pest Book and Card Set on Sale!

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Now until June 17, you can purchase Pests of the Garden and Small Farm together with the Vegetable...

Posted on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 1:32 PM

Native Plants for Shade

Catalina perfume, Cindy Weiner

By Cindy Weiner, UC Master Gardener of Butte County, June 15, 2018 On our hot summer days, shady...

Posted on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 5:00 AM

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