They look like giant mosquitoes, or daddy-longlegs with wings, and they fly like crazy bumper-car drivers, bouncing off walls, each other, ceilings and light sources. But they’re nothing to be afraid of. Meet the harmless crane fly!
Spring is back and you may be wondering how to tackle your lawn and garden. County Master Gardeners are holding their Spring Seminar at the County Operations Center Saturday. Plus, we have four spring gardening tips!
Finally! The sun is back and you’ve been itching to get outside for a hike. Just remember, it’s tick season in San Diego County, and you need to protect yourself and your pets.
Umbrella? Got it. Rain boots? Got ‘em. Rain barrel — wait, you don’t have a rain barrel? Through Sunday, you can buy a discounted rain barrel and start harvesting the rains running off your roof!
If you’ve got a rain barrel, this winter’s rains have been great! Your barrel is full. You’re conserving water. You’re watering your garden naturally. You’re growing mosquitoes … Wait, what?!
A dead red-tailed hawk found in Valley Center has tested positive for West Nile virus. It’s the first detection of the potentially deadly disease here this year and is prompting warnings for the public to protect themselves against mosquitoes.
We can’t live without it. It literally surrounds us. But we can’t see it and most of us never think about it. Well, here are tips for how you can clear the air — of pollution!