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2010-07-12 04:07:00

FREDERICK, Md., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- American gardeners face frustrating problems with their edible or ornamental gardens. These problems are caused by many different pests. Here are MasterGardening.com's Top 10 garden pests and control tips: 1. Deer. These peaceful animals were tabbed as causing the most widespread damage in a USDA national survey. Clean up all unharvested fruits and vegetables. If you still see signs of deer damage -- torn leaves or bark scraped off trees -- you can...

2005-06-22 21:24:23

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A bug that chews on the leaves of certain types of ash trees is making its first appearance here, foresters say. It also has been spotted in Fargo. Its name is cottony psyllid, or jumping plantlice, and it is known for its appetite for fall gold black ash and mancana ash trees. "Before this year, I'd never seen it and never heard anyone talk about this insect," said Jeff Heintz, Bismarck's assistant city forester. "We're seeing it worse in the south half of Bismarck,"...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.