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You’ll need to address the fleas currently living and breeding on their preferred host — your dog or cat. Killing the fleas at all stages of development protects your pet and helps remove the pests from your home overall.

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Orchids are notoriously difficult plants to keep healthy, but for a thriving flower you can boil orange peels to create a natural fertilizer as PlantTok creator @greenerkarma shows in this video. It’s also a natural bug repellent, so you can pour it wherever you see pests.

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There are all-in-one fruit fly traps you can buy and set out. These are nontoxic because they use technology to bait, trap and banish fruit flies from your home without using poison. They can be expensive, but they get the job done. There are also disposable fruit fly traps on the market that don’t use toxic chemicals. There are also sticky stake traps that you can put in your houseplants. They attract and trap fruit flies, mites, mosquitoes and other pests and can be used inside or outside.

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As your produce ripens and begins to rot, fruit flies are attracted to it and lay up to 500 eggs on the surface of the food. When the eggs hatch and become larvae, they are officially an infestation and continue to feed on the fermenting food. The entire egg-to-adult-fly life cycle takes only a week, so your home can seemingly be pest-free one day and infested the next.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Colder temperatures in the South means that it is prime time to begin planting and pruning certain ornamental plants…

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The power poles in Marianna are undergoing their regularly scheduled inspection and maintenance by Osmose Utility Services.

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Need help with a pesky yard? Or maybe it’s advice on what plants to add to your landscaping that you seek. The solution to your problem could be as easy as a telephone call that will put you in touch with a Wiregrass Master Gardeners Association member. These individuals are strictly volunteers who have received many hours of specialized training through the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.

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A federal lawsuit has been filed to ban one of the chemicals that some cotton, peanut and corn farmers in Jackson County use in battling the p…

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Doug Mayo is officially the new Jackson County Extension Director. It’s a role he said is responsible for providing tools to a talented team o…

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