The milkweed in my garden is doing great this year. It is taller than usual, and I can’t wait for the Monarch butterflies to find it this fall, but I am concerned there may not be any left. There are a ton of fuzzy little caterpillars devouring my milkweed. Any suggestions? SE
It looks like my yard has been invaded with these inch long caterpillars that are devouring my turf and some of my plants. How do I get rid of them? — T.G.
We love the butterflies and moths but oftentimes don’t feel the same about them while in the caterpillar stage. This means we have to make some choices.
Footage shows an enormous 100ft-long blanket of ghoulish caterpillar webs that look like "something from a horror film."
Eric Carle, the beloved children’s author whose classic “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and other works gave millions of kids some of their most cherished literary memories, has died at age 91.
I am seeing webs of some kind of insect in my tree where the branches join. What are these and what should I do about them?
The problem we are facing with the monarchs is that their populations are in severe decline.
The Polyphemus moth is a large, beautiful moth belonging to the giant silkworm family. It is seen in the Skiatook area from mid-April through August.
"I’m not sure where the name “armyworms” originated, but if you have ever seen an “army” of these caterpillars crossing the street in mass, it certainly looks like an insect army."
While their webs can be unsightly, they rarely do permanent damage to the tree.
Planting milkweed to help monarchs around the Tulsa area has created a hot spot for the suffering national population, but one side effect is that people aren’t quite sure how to react to their success.
Planting milkweed to help monarchs around the Tulsa area has created a hot spot for the suffering national population, but one side effect is …
Cabbage loopers are fond of more than your broccoli though, they will also enjoy cabbage, collards, cauliflower, turnips, lettuce, spinach, celery, parsley, beets, potatoes, and tomatoes in the home garden.