Gardening in a greenhouse allows you to control growing conditions such as temperature, water, soil erosion and more. Many people actually prefer to have their entire garden inside a greenhouse, because the environment is much more controlled and because it allows them to tend their gardens all year round. GreenhousesContinue Reading

Dengue, a mosquito-borne infection, has become a serious worldwide health concern in recent years. Pronounced “DENG-ghee,” it’s found primarily in tropical and sub-tropical regions; but unlike malaria, it clusters in urban and semi-urban areas. A potentially fatal complication of dengue called dengue hemorrhagic fever, or DHF, was first reported inContinue Reading

If you need to spend several hours outdoors, it is very important to use a few products that can protect your skin from mosquito bites and other types of insect bites. Mosquito and insect bites can be very annoying, and may cause itching, rashes, and a lot of discomfort. InsectContinue Reading

All gardeners want to own a beautiful, prolific garden the same as those we see in the various landscaping books and magazines. The problem we encounter, though, is that pests love attractive, fruitful gardens too, since these are the ideal locations to find a good treat. While you will discoverContinue Reading

There are numerous ways to avoid attack from mosquitoes. We can cover up with insect repellent or protective clothing – or buy high-tech (and high-cost) mosquito traps. But there is one well known, very “low tech,” method of keeping mosquitoes at bay: use mosquito netting. The key principle of nettingContinue Reading

So, there are these two mosquitoes in Texas, and they’re arguing over a guy they just killed. One thinks they should drain him of blood right where he lays. The other recommends picking him up and flying him inside his house before sucking him dry. The first mosquito asks why.Continue Reading

It should come as no surprise to anyone to read there are lots of mosquitoes flying around. We tend to think of all mosquitoes as identical, but that’s far from true. While the mosquito’s basic body design has remained the same since the age of the dinosaur, the insect hasContinue Reading

OK, that’s not really what mosquito mating entails. Actually, as with most insects, mating in mosquitoes can be divided into four general stages. Locating and Recognizing Mates In some mosquito species, the males emerge from the pupa first and are available to mate with females as soon as they emerge.Continue Reading

Growing white flowers in the garden creates an enchanting, almost other-wordly feel that’s particularly noticble at night time. Even during the daylight hours though, there’s just something particularly striking about seeing gorgeous white flower blooms against the various shades of green from your foilage. Planting white flowers throughout your gardenContinue Reading