I can’t take it any more! Little black ants. They’re everywhere! On the counter, on my desk, in the pantry, they’re in my brain! Please make them go away. Please. Grumpy needs your help! Aaaaaahhhhhhhh!!!!
When some creepy, insidious, alien bug eats up your entire yard, you probably think it flew in, walked in, or crawled in by itself. But did you know that one of the most common ways evil pests invade is by hitching a ride with people? Here are 4 such pests identified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as having the […]
I like growing veggies that give me a whole lot without taking up lots of room. That’s why I grow peppers. Pepper plants are easy, love the heat, and need 18 inches square or so of space per plant. If you haven’t planted peppers yet, there’s still time.
Stink bugs stink. They really do. Smash one and you’ll be unforgettably stenchified. So how do you annihilate these dastardly insects before they destroy all the fruits and veggies growing in your garden? Grumpy’s donning his camo. It’s time to wage war.
Next Sunday, June 16, is arguably the greatest day in the whole year — Father’s Day. Wouldn’t you like to show Dad how utterly grateful you are for his mere existence? Fortunately, Grumpy is a Dad who gardens, so here is his list of great garden gifts for Dad that Grumpy himself has tested and approved.
By now, you’re aware that a plague of 17-year cicadas in parts of the South is causing many people to go deaf. But why? Today, in a Grumpy Gardener Exclusive Report, I sat down with one of those remarkable insects to find out the reason.
Why do people murder crepe myrtles? No, it’s not too much Neanderthal DNA. It’s that the variety of crepe myrtle they planted got way too big. Here’s a guide to which crepe myrtles won’t outgrow your house or yard, so you won’t have to chop them grotesquely each year.