New sections: Monarch Butterfly Guide and Guide to Attracting Pollinators
Bugs don’t have to take the fun out of being outdoors. We are dedicated to avoiding, repelling, and killing all biting and irritating bugs.
Our hit list includes ticks, mosquitos, black flies, ants, spiders, and more.
Here’s how to kill a tick and how to remove a tick head, and repel them. These homemade insect repellents and electronic repellents should give you some relief from mosquitos.
This guide to essential oil bug repellent covers natural ways to repel mosquitos, flies, and fleas.
Bothered by bugs? Unleash the Buginator and enjoy life outdoors again!
Syrphid flies are beneficial garden insects. Their larvae eat both insects and fungi, depending on the species. And adult hover ...Read More
As you plant and cultivate milkweed, you'll find that there are some common problems. A healthy supply of milkweed leaves ...Read More
Milkweed is probably best known as the sole host plant for monarch butterflies. But milkweed is also on the menu ...Read More
What are those bugs in your milkweed garden? Are milkweed bugs 'good' or 'bad' bugs? Why are they only on ...Read More
If you discovered a tiny cream-white egg on a milkweed leaf, then you have probably found a monarch butterfly egg ...Read More
My caterpillar hasn't been moving. What's wrong? Is it dead? Should I move it to another leaf? Put something else ...Read More
The tachinid fly is one of many beneficial insect predators in your garden. But they are also harmful to monarchs ...Read More
If you've been learning about raising monarchs, you've probably heard of the monarch parasite: OE spores. In this article, you'll ...Read More
Ladybug larva has often been confused as a harmful pest, especially when spotted on a milkweed plant. Sometimes the furry ...Read More
To raise monarch caterpillars at home, you'll need a few supplies. There are some great commercial options for rearing monarch ...Read More
How long does the metamorphosis from monarch egg to adult butterfly take? In this guide, you'll learn about the four ...Read More
Since 2008, My Monarch Guide has been a great resource for learning about monarch butterflies. And now My Monarch Guide ...Read More
Ladybugs are beetle members of the Coccinellidae family. There are thousands of species, and it's easy to confuse the native ...Read More
Even hornets aren't immune to predation. Many animals and insects feed on hornets from all life stages (from larvae to ...Read More
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