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Growing Green: Here's how to fight garden pests

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The warm, humid days of summer are here, and with them come a variety of insects that threaten our garden.

Colorado potato beetles, aphids, leaf hoppers, cucumber beetles and numerous others are very active this time of year, and many home owners choose to use insecticides to rid themselves of these pests and the damage they wreak.

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If you go out to your garden and discover an insect invasion, the first thing you need to do is identify the invader in question.

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