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sa   ANT
sa   APHID
sa   BEE
sa   FLEA
sa   FLY & GNAT
sa   MITE
sa   MOTH
sa   SOW BUG
sa   TICK
x   BUG

A look at pre-1880's methods of control of garden pests (pre-chemical sprays). Remedies for aphids, bark insects, birds and animals, borers, curculios, cutworms, maggots, mites, earwigs, flea beetles, pill bugs, sow bugs, slugs and snails.
AMERICANA Jul-Aug 1978 (v.6#3) pg. 13

A look at insects and other garden creatures that are benificial in a garden.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1977 (v.55#5) pg. 202

Tips on controlling common household pests. (pantry pests, mice and rats, termites, ants, fleas and ticks).
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1978 (v.56#8) pg. G20 (190+)

"Creature Feature" suggests several bug-related projects for kids. (1) Finger puppet bugs are made from glove fingers. (2) Bug observatory is made from a milk carton and pantyhose. (3) Instructions on how to preserve a spider web. (4) A quick way to amplify insect sounds using a paper cup, waxed paper and a rubber band. (5) Caterpillar toy that moves is made from an egg carton.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1996 (v.74#6) pg. 247

Tips on fending off insect pests such as the mosquito, black fly, tick and chigger.
BOYS' LIFE Jun 1973 (v.63#6) pg. 46

How to find ladybug eggs and prepare a covered bowl for them to hatch in.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1975 (v.65#3) pg. 47

How to trap and raise crickets.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1975 (v.65#3) pg. 59

Tips on repellants, both natural and chemical, to keep insects away.
BOYS' LIFE May 1977 (v.67#5) pg. 10

Keep pests out of your home. Some tips.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1982 (v.5#9) pg. 57

Wet wood woes. Tips on preventing damage to your home caused by wet wood attracting insects, mildew, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1989 (v.12#11) pg. 62

Why garden organically? Part 3. A look at beneficial insects for an organic garden.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1980 (v.64#6) pg. 44

Tips on how to avoid insect bites and stings and how to relieve the symptoms if you're bitten or stung.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1980 (v.64#8) pg. 21

Plant pests and what to do about them. Part 1. Looks at aphids, bugs, beetles, and worms.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1982 (v.66#4) pg. 29

Plant pests and what to do about them. Part 2.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1982 (v.66#5) pg. 49

Healthy plants best defense against disease and insects. Includes list of plants which will repel certain insects.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1984 (v.68#5) pg. 33

Natural insecticides and homemade botanical sprays.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Dec 1985 (v.69#12) pg. 25

Organic methods for controlling insects and pests.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1986 (v.70#5) pg. 14

A guide to organic orcharding, with an emphasis on apricots. Covers orchard sanitation for reducing insects and disease, with an emphasis on organic controls.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1986 (v.70#6) pg. 40

Tips on using herbs as insect repellants.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1989 (v.73#5) pg. 19

"Best-ever" pest and insect control chart.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 18 1982 (v.95#7) pg. 167

Guide to eliminating 7 different types of garden insects.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 20 1982 (v.95#10) pg. 126

How to beat backyard bugs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #229 May-Jun 1982 (v.32#5) pg. 42

Tips on integrated pest management to treat borer infestation of trees and shrubs.
FINE GARDENING #3 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 10

Suggestions on how to behave and dress to reduce the risk of being stung by bees, yellow jackets, wasps and hornets. Includes recommendations on what to do if stung.
FINE GARDENING #4 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 72

Identifying beneficial insects and the plants that attract them.
FINE GARDENING #42 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 64

Beneficial insects for the garden. A list of common predators and parasitoids and what they feed on. A list of top plants to attract beneficial insects.
FINE GARDENING #63 Sep-Oct 1998 pg. 36

How to treat wood that is infected with long-horned bores or powderpost beetles.
FINE WOODWORKING #51 Mar-Apr 1985 pg. 16

How to keep your birch tree alive. Stopping branch death (flagging) caused by birch borers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul 1979 (v.23#7) pg. 8

Report of a research project on organic techniques for controlling insect pests. Covers preparing the garden, crop selection, cultivation, and physical, mechanical and biological controls. Also includes a chart listing 22 common pests and recommended pesticides.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul 1979 (v.23#7) pg. 14

Tips on identifying lace bug infestations and how to control them.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug 1979 (v.23#8) pg. 63

Using insecticides for pest control. A look at the various classes and rules for their use.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1980 (v.24#6) pg. 38

Tip: Make fruit tree sprays stick better by adding dry milk powder to the spray.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1981 (v.25#3) pg. 32

Tip: How to make "bug juice" insect repellants by grinding up various insects and mixing with water.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1981 (v.25#5) pg. 8

Integrated pest management. Controlling pests and weeds by natural, mechanical and biological tactics before resorting to chemicals.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1984-Jan 1985 (v.29#1) pg. 48

How to identify and control scale insects on house plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1985-Jan 1986 (v.30#1) pg. 74

How to get rid of a scale infestation on a potted bay tree.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1986-Jan 1987 (v.31#1) pg. 71

How to identify and control sowbugs and pillbugs.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1987 (v.31#2) pg. 33

Tip: Slip an old nylon stocking over the pot of a houseplant that summers outdoors to keep insects from entering the drainage holes.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1987 (v.31#3) pg. 11

How to identify damage from cabbageworms and control them.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1987 (v.31#3) pg. 27

How to identify an infestation of gladiolus thrips and combat it.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1987 (v.31#4) pg. 43

Tips on identifying and controlling springtails in potted plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1987-Jan 1988 (v.32#1) pg. 44

Tip: Sponge applicator for stamps can be used to apply alcohol to disinfest plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1988 (v.32#3) pg. 14

How to identify and control insect galls.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1988 (v.32#4) pg. 26

A guide to identifying insects that attack cucumbers, squash, melons and pumpkins and how to control them.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1988 (v.32#4) pg. 66

A look at useful functions of weeds for insect control, as soil improvers and as companion plantings.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1988 (v.32#5) pg. 28

How to identify overwintering insect eggs and destroy them with a dormant oil spray.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan-Feb 1989 (v.33#1) pg. 74

How to identify insect cast skins.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1989 (v.33#2) pg. 8

How to identify damage caused by root weevils and control both adults and grubs.
FLOWER & GARDEN May-Jun 1989 (v.33#3) pg. 18

Tip: How to kill fungus gnats in houseplants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1989 (v.33#4) pg. 4

Loopers, their identification and control.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep-Oct 1989 (v.33#5) pg. 937

Welcome these friendly critters to your garden. A look at the value of dragonflies, spiders, ladybugs, lizards and salamanders in controlling harmful insects.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1990 (v.34#4) pg. 39

Don't bug the bugs. A guide to helpful bugs (Jerusalem cricket, earwigs, ground beetle, centipedes, sow bugs and ants).
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1991-Jan 1992 (v.35#6) pg. 62

Flower power. A guide to plants which will attract beneficial insects to your garden.
GARBAGE May-Jun 1992 (v.4#3) pg. 26

Good bugs. A guide to beneficial garden insects.
GARDEN GATE #9 Jun 1996 pg. 36

How to avoid an insect infestation in carpets and how to control one that has already developed.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING May 1979 (v.188#5) pg. EC4 (280+)

A chart of pesticides and how to use them.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Apr 1980 (v.190#4) pg. 284

A guide to control and elimination of household insects.
HANDY ANDY Sep 1979 (v.3#10) pg. 36

Make war on household insects. Instructions for getting rid of specific insects: ants, bedbugs, bees, beetles, centipedes, cockroaches, crickets, earwigs, fleas, flies, mites, millipedes, mosquitoes, moths, scorpions, silverfish and firebrats, sowbugs, spiders, springtails, termites, ticks and wasps.
HANDY ANDY Oct 1979 (v.4#1) pg. 14

A look at possible problems caused by insects that come indoors on firewood.
HARROWSMITH #28 Jun 1980 (v.4#8) pg. 118

Controlling insects on indoor plants. Lessons from a greenhouse experiment in raising vegetables, fruit, herbs, and flowers using only biological pest controls.
HARROWSMITH #40 Dec 1981-Jan 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 66

The best of enemies. A 2-part article on the biological control of insect pests.
HARROWSMITH #44 Aug-Sep 1982 (v.7#2) pg. 68, 74

Soapy solutions. Tips on controlling insects with soap solutions.
HARROWSMITH #57 Oct-Nov 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 63

A comparision of various rotenone-based pesticides.
HARROWSMITH #57 Oct-Nov 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 96

A guide to the identification and control of common garden insects.
HARROWSMITH #61 Jun-Jul 1985 (v.10#1) pg. 70

Biological pest control. Luring more bugs to your garden to control the harmful insects that feed on your plants.
HARROWSMITH #79 May-Jun 1988 (v.13#1) pg. 54

Care and feeding of the praying mantis, a desirable insect to have in your garden.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1990 (v.2#6) pg. 48

Hardworking bugs. Beneficial insects for the garden. Includes a list of herbs that will attract them and keep them around.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1996 (v.8#5) pg. 62

Home front defense against bugs. Tips on controlling bees, chiggers, ants, fleas, flies, mosquitoes, scorpions, spiders, ticks, wasps and hornets.
HOME MECHANIX #686 Jun 1985 (v.81) pg. 67
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #689 Sep 1985 (v.81) pg. 9

Organic garden warfare. Non-chemical means of controlling insects, weeds and plant diseases. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #724 Aug 1988 (v.84) pg. 56

Control tips for ants, roaches, mosquitos, slugs, mealybugs, fleas, raccoons, squirrels, chipmunks, and skunks.
HOME MECHANIX #735 Jul 1989 (v.85) pg. 10

Tips for summer gardeners. (1) Watering right. (2) Mulching for weed control. (3) Controlling pests without pesticides.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1987 (v.12#6) pg. 10

Bug busters. Techniques and chemicals to win the war against pests. Includes a chart of the 12 common household pests and how to fight them.
HOMEOWNER May 1988 (v.13#4) pg. 60

Pest patrol. Safe ways to evict common rodents and insects.
HOMEOWNER May 1989 (v.14#4) pg. 48

A 2-page reference chart of common house and houseplant pests and how to control them.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 83

An explanation of fall webworms, what they look like and how to keep them in check.
HORTICULTURE Sep-Oct 1999 (v.96#7) pg. 12

How to control insects and rodents while camping or hunting.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1982 (v.36#6) pg. 1126

How to kill household insects like a pro.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #507 Aug 1970 (v.66) pg. 90

What you can do when bugs move in. Tips on controlling pests in your house.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #631 Dec 1980 (v.76) pg. 58

How to control insect pests in the garden through the use of natural predators.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #51 May-Jun 1978 pg. 84

Integrated pest management. How to manage harmful insects through the integrated use of a number of strategies.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #52 Jul-Aug 1978 pg. 50

How to grow herbs for use as pesticides.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #62 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 192

A look at the problems that insect infestations in firewood can cause.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 186

Safe homegrown pesticides. Part 2.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #70 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 56

How to supplement your food diet with high-protein insects.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #70 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 68

Tip: Chewing gum attracts and kills weevils in flour and other grain.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #72 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 12

Tips on using natural pest-control methods to raise an almost insect-free rose garden.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #74 Mar-Apr 1982 pg. 26

Homebrewed pesticide is prepared from milk.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #74 Mar-Apr 1982 pg. 111

How to control garden pests without killing almost everything else.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #76 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 166

Supply your own "garden watchdogs" by collecting praying mantis castings.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #80 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 64

The backyard jungle. Part 2. Cabbage loopers.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #83 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 174

How to identify thrips and tips on controlling or preventing infestations.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #95 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 138

How to identify a praying mantis.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #96 Nov-Dec 1985 pg. 142

Special 24-page spring gardening section. Covers early-maturing vegetable varieties, transplanting seedlings, "skimming" weeds, a guide to tackling garden pests, growing buckwheat, and six beginner's kits for drip irrigation systems.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #99 May-Jun 1986 pg. 61

Safe homegrown pesticides. Effective natural remedies to rid a garden of destructive pests.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #100 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 29
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #102 Nov-Dec 1986 pg. 11

Four tips for warding off mosquitoes, gnats and ticks.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #106 Jul-Aug 1987 pg. 14
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #107 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 12

Chicken moat. A double wall of fencing, patrolled in between by a flock of chickens, keeps weeds, insects, and animals from "invading" your garden area. It also serves as a coop for the chickens.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #111 May-Jun 1988 pg. 108

Debugging your summer. Choosing and using insect repellents.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #118 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 102

A guide to beneficial insects that will help control those that attack garden crops.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #149 Apr-May 1995 pg. 32

Insect invasions of your house. Tips on determining the best means of eliminating the problem.
NEW SHELTER Apr 1982 (v.3#4) pg. 56

How to identify common home insect pests, their habitats and tips on prevention and remedies.
NEW SHELTER May-Jun 1986 (v.7#5) pg. 34

Detection and treatment of wood destroying insects.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1976 (v.4#6) pg. 5

Restoration basics. Part 5. Insects that eat houses.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1981 (v.9#6) pg. 129

A look at biological control of common greenhouse and houseplant pests such as whiteflies, spider mites and mealybugs. Describes how to compute the population density of a pest and develop a timetable for introducing a predator/parasite to combat the pest.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1977 (v.24#1) pg. 85

How to spray fruit trees with a coat of dormant oil spray before the buds open in order to combat insect pests.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1977 (v.24#3) pg. 90

A look at how to control insects through the use of herbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1977 (v.24#4) pg. 148

How to control insects on plants by syringing (dislodging plant pests with a stream of water under pressure).
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1977 (v.24#5) pg. 134

A look at the use of "bug juice" (ground up insects diluted with water and sprayed on plants) as a method of pest control. This method spreads insect viruses in the ground-up bugs to the rest of the insect population.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1977 (v.24#5) pg. 164

How to "homegrow" chalcid and braconid wasps to counter hornworms and noctuid caterpillars in the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 124

All about the green lacewing (Chrysopa cubana), an insect that is useful in controlling garden pests.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 144

A summary of oldtime remedies and new techniques that can be used in the home garden to battle insects.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 149

Backyard blender sprays. Making insect repellents from bugs and plants ground up in a blender.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1978 (v.25#4) pg. 126

How to remove squash borers from the stalk by cutting them out without killing the plant.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1978 (v.25#7) pg. 38

How to stock your greenhouse with little green lizards (anole or American chameleon) to control insects.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1978 (v.25#9) pg. 68

Tip: How to control sow bugs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1979 (v.26#2) pg. 22

Tip: Earwig trap to make from a tin can filled with water and bacon grease.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1979 (v.26#3) pg. 22

A look at bugs and buds, the beneficial relationships. Some flowers you can plant to attract beneficial insects and/or to trap or divert harmful ones.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1979 (v.26#4) pg. 82

How to use diatomaceous earth as a garden pesticide.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1979 (v.26#6) pg. 38

Safe pesticides for your backyard. Information on the bug-juice and plant-juice methods.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1979 (v.26#7) pg. 66

Tips on planting an Osage orange hedge. Green fruit can be used as a repellent for water bugs and roaches.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1979 (v.26#9) pg. 138

Tip: How to reduce the number of mites, aphids, psyllids and thrips on ornamental plants by spraying them with high pressure soap sprays.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1979 (v.26#10) pg. 52

Organic insect sprays and how to use them.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1980 (v.27#3) pg. 91

Time your plantings to miss insects' hungry periods. Includes a zone map and chart of emergence times.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1980 (v.27#4) pg. 68

What you need to know about buying beneficial insects for biological pest control. Includes instructions for preconditioning ladybugs so they won't fly away.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1980 (v.27#6) pg. 70

Hygiene for avoiding houseplant pests and how to control infestations.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1980 (v.27#11) pg. 74

Tip: Use circles of rubber carpet underlay, old carpeting, etc. to protect cabbage from insects.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1981 (v.28#3) pg. 6

Tip: Use wood ashes to protect squash and melons from the stem borer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1981 (v.28#3) pg. 11

Creating a haven for beneficial insects.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1981 (v.28#3) pg. 44

The worst peach pests and their cures. Tips on preventative measures.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1981 (v.28#4) pg. 50

Tip: Repel insects and rabbits by applying pulverized lime and black pepper mixture to cabbage.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1981 (v.28#8) pg. 25

Testing organic pest controls. Results of research on companion planting, bug juice and botanical sprays. Tells how to make your own bug juice.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1981 (v.28#8) pg. 64

Formula for a rhubarb leave and water potion to kill insects.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1981 (v.28#10) pg. 4

The private lives of five pests. Understanding the weak points of insects aids in organic control. A look at (1) potato flea beetle, (2) Mexican bean beetle, (3) cabbage looper, (4) cutworms and (5) striped cucumber beetle.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1982 (v.29#6) pg. 42

How to stop damage from squash bugs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1982 (v.29#7) pg. 40

Tip: Simple traps to control earwigs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1982 (v.29#11) pg. 18

Tip: Nutshells retard peach borers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1982 (v.29#11) pg. 18

Tips on controlling scales.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 38

Tips on controlling wasps and yellow jackets.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1983 (v.30#4) pg. 14

Use screen cloches to protect leaf, root and cole crops.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1983 (v.30#4) pg. 71

Controlling squash bugs.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1983 (v.30#5) pg. 12

Tip: Rhubarb leaves help control spittlebugs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1983 (v.30#9) pg. 6

Tip on locating hornworms on tomato plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1983 (v.30#11) pg. 6

Tip: Use radishes to trap the cabbage root worm.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1983 (v.30#12) pg. 22

How soap sprays affect insects and plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1984 (v.31#2) pg. 70
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING May 1984 (v.31#5) pg. 6

Thrips: Tiny trouble. How to recognize and control them.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1984 (v.31#5) pg. 57

Using "beneficial bugs" to control other harmful insects in your garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1984 (v.31#8) pg. 34

How to spot cabbage worms and caterpillars and how to rid your garden of them.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1984 (v.31#12) pg. 32

Flowers and herbs to grow to attract beneficial insects to the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1985 (v.32#2) pg. 70

How to control root-weevils.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1985 (v.32#5) pg. 22

Make a safe, natural insecticide from pyrethrun blossoms.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1985 (v.32#5) pg. 50
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1985 (v.32#8) pg. 12

Natural pest control.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1985 (v.32#6) pg. 32
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1985 (v.32#9) pg. 10

Controlling raspberry fruitworm.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1985 (v.32#7) pg. 12

Eggshells discourage slugs, moles and radish worms.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1985 (v.32#7) pg. 16

Pantyhose protect cabbage heads from insects.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1985 (v.32#7) pg. 18

Homemade "bacillus thuringiensis" cabbage spray.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1985 (v.32#7) pg. 18

Controlling apple pests.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1985 (v.32#7) pg. 86

Tips on beating the corn borer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1985 (v.32#8) pg. 55

How to stop the peach tree borer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1985 (v.32#8) pg. 64
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1985 (v.32#12) pg. 10

Tips on keeping bearded irises borer-free.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1986 (v.33#1) pg. 20

How to use rubbing alcohol to control pests on houseplants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1986 (v.33#2) pg. 88
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1986 (v.33#4) pg. 12

Managing Mexican bean beetles.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1986 (v.33#3) pg. 54

Tip: Mothballs planted around squash plants protect them from squash vine borers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1986 (v.33#4) pg. 23

A low-spray plan for controlling apple pests (plum curculio, codling moth, apple maggot, fruitworm, leaf roller and apple scab).
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1986 (v.33#5) pg. 88

Summer squash: a guide to varieties and suggestions for controlling squash vine borers and cucumber beetles.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1986 (v.33#6) pg. 56

Tips on fighting earwigs with beer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1987 (v.34#7) pg. 64

How to use finches to fight greenhouse pests. Five cage birds that can be coaxed to earn their keep by eating spider mites, scale and aphids.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1987 (v.34#8) pg. 42

Painless pest control. Some alternatives to the use of chemicals in the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1987 (v.34#8) pg. 53

Organic methods to control symphilids, a serious soil pest in the Pacific Northwest.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1987 (v.34#10) pg. 80

Tip: Use old pantyhose over cabbage heads to grow them without insects and worms.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1987 (v.34#10) pg. 84

How to choose and use Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) products for pest control.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1987 (v.34#12) pg. 34

Tip: How to hatch Chinese praying mantises indoors.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1988 (v.35#2) pg. 106

Tip: Peach tree worm bait recipe.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1988 (v.35#4) pg. 108

A look at beneficial insects (ladybird beetle, green lacewing, syrphid fly, braconid wasp) and the plants to cultivate that attract them.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1989 (v.36#3) pg. 74

Insect pests and organic methods for their control. Includes a chart of botanical pesticides that shows health and environmental effects.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1989 (v.36#4) pg. 39

An in-depth look at gardening in the Deep South. First in a series about gardening in special geographic regions. Includes diagrams that show how to control weeds, soil diseases and nematodes using solarization. List of the best perennials for the South. Two-page chart of common southern insect pests and organic remedies for each. Chart of planting and harvest dates for nine combinations of vegetables that do well in the south using succession planting and multiple cropping in the home garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1989 (v.36#10) pg. 38

Tips for getting rid of sowbugs and slugs in strawberries.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1989 (v.36#11) pg. 18

Attract these insects. Control pests with these tips for encouraging helpful insects in your garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1990 (v.37#4) pg. 71

A guide to beneficial insects and mites of North America and how the right ones can battle the bad ones in the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1991 (v.38#5) pg. 35

Beneficial borders. How to create the perfect environment for pest-eating insects.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1991 (v.38#5) pg. 42

Tarnished plant bug (Lygus lineolaris), its description and control.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1992 (v.39#4) pg. 22

A guide to soil-dwelling creatures, both pests and beneficials.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1993 (v.40#4) pg. 28

Twenty old-time garden tips from 19th and early 20th century books.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1994 (v.41#1) pg. 57

A description of stink bugs and harlequin bugs, their life cycles and control.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1994 (v.41#6) pg. 22

A description of the pickleworm (Diaphania nitidalis) and its control.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1994 (v.41#8) pg. 18

How to attract beneficial insects to your yard and garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1994 (v.41#9) pg. 39

Beneficial insects that protect a garden from pests. Eight ways to attract beneficials.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1996 (v.43#5) pg. 36

Periodical cicadas (Magicicada species), their life cycle, habits, diet and controls.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1996 (v.43#6) pg. 20

A guide to flowers that attract beneficial insects to the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1997 (v.44#1) pg. 14

Ant lions, their life cycle and habits.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 22

Tips on planting a pest control border, plants that attract beneficial insects.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 52

Insidious flower bugs (Orius insidiosus) and minute pirate bugs (O. tristicolor). Their life cycle, habits and how to attract these beneficial insects.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1997 (v.44#7) pg. 20

Daddy-longlegs, their life cycle and habits.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov-Dec 1997 (v.44#8) pg. 18

Silverfish (Lepisma and Ctenolepisma species), their description and control.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1998 (v.45#1) pg. 18

Harlequin bug (murgantia histrionica), its description and control.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1998 (v.45#5) pg. 14

The imposters. Use this guide to tell the difference between good and bad bugs which look alike.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1999 (v.46#4) pg. 40

Ultrasonic amplifier uses high-frequency sound to drive away insects and other pests. Est. cost: $30.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1972 (v.2#1) pg. 47

Spraying garden insects.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1963 (v.119#5) pg. 150

Ten ways to keep animals and bugs out of your vegetable garden.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1976 (v.145#5) pg. 84

How to poison bugs but not yourself.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1963 (v.182#6) pg. 106

Device for spraying high places with an aerosol bomb while standing on the ground.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1965 (v.187#1) pg. 178

Long pole, with a bracket and hinge assembly on one end, holds a can of bug spray which can be activated by a string. Use for spraying near peak of house without need for a ladder.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1974 (v.205#1) pg. 118

Circuit for an ultrasonic pest repeller. Emits ultrasonic sound waves between 65,000 and 25,000 hertz. Est. cost: $20.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1983 (v.54#8) pg. 96
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1984 (v.55#2) pg. 20

Ultrasonic pest repellers. Includes circuits for experimenting with the effects of continuous or pulsed high-frequency signals.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jul 1985 (v.56#7) pg. 61
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1986 (v.57#5) pg. 6, 8, 9

Observing insects. (1) A look at their basic physical attributes. (2) Observing the praying mantis, ladybird beetle, lacewings, and parasitic wasps.
SCIENCE PROBE! Jul 1991 (v.1#3) pg. 46

How to study learning in the sow bug. Use a T-maze to train sow bugs (Porcellio laevia). The presence or absence of light is the punishment or reward for correct behavior.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN May 1967 (v.216#5) pg. 142

How to build an apparatus for cultivating aquatic insects.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Mar 1970 (v.222#3) pg. 135

Looking into the ways of "water striders", the insects that walk on water.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Nov 1983 (v.249#5) pg. 188

How to indentify thrip damage and how to control them.
SUNSET May 1979 (v.162#5) pg. 226

Simple trap to catch earwigs.
SUNSET Oct 1980 (v.165#4) pg. 226

Managing the West's worst pests. Excerpts from "The gardener's Answer Book".
SUNSET Mar 1983 (v.170#3) pg. 106

How to stop borers that attack fruit trees.
SUNSET Aug 1983 (v.171#2) pg. 144

Using cages as a "last resort" against garden pests.
SUNSET Apr 1984 (v.172#4) pg. 280

Thirteen types of deciduous plants and the pests that can overwinter on each in mild-winter areas. Chart shows what and when to spray for each plant type.
SUNSET Jan 1986 (v.176#1) pg. 158

A guide to beneficial insects that can be used to combat garden pests. How to choose and use them.
SUNSET Jul 1986 (v.177#1) pg. 80

Controlling tobacco budworms (geranium budworms).
SUNSET Jun 1988 (v.180#6) pg. 180

Safer strategies for battling summer garden pests. Looks at the use of summer oil, soap and sulfur in combatting aphids, leafhoppers, mealybugs, mites, scale, thrips, and whiteflies.
SUNSET Aug 1988 (v.181#2) pg. 126

A look at the shelf-life of garden chemicals. Tips on buying, storing and disposing of pesticides.
SUNSET May 1989 (v.182#5) pg. 244

New and old weapons in the battle against yellow jackets. Tips on avoiding situations that attract them and a summary of traps, bait compounds and sprays that can be used.
SUNSET Jun 1989 (v.182#6) pg. 118B

Tip: How to identify and prevent silverfish and firebrats.
THREADS #3 Feb-Mar 1986 pg. 6
Added Info THREADS #5 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 8

Advice on how to banish troublesome insects and animals from your house.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 12 1984 (v.47#11) pg. 34

New ways to combat garden pests.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 10 1984 (v.47#12) pg. 69

Tip on killing bugs that have taken up residence beneath baseboard-type kitchen cabinets.
WOOD MAGAZINE #20 Dec 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 14

Tip: Kill insects in small pieces of wood by placing in a microwave oven.
WOOD MAGAZINE #22 Apr 1988 (v.5#2) pg. 18