Category Archives: Pest Control

Are spicebush swallowtail caterpillars poisonous?

The spicebush swallowtail, generally look-like clouded greenish-yellow butterfly, has a scientific name Papilio Troilus Linnae. It is widely common in natural areas like flower gardens throughout the eastern and mid-western parts of America. Not only caterpillars but adult butterflies are great examples of malleable coloration. The adult butterflies look extremely colorful, beautiful, and attractive because of their vivid… Read More »

Stinkwort Uses, Management, Smell, Removal

Stinkwort is also known as Camphor inula, kaapse kibos, and stink seed. This intensely aromatic weed, found in Europe and Australia. This plant is native to the Mediterranian region of Europe, occurring as far east as Afghanistan, Turkey, and Pakistan. Stinkwort is an erect, tall fall flowering that grows about 2.5 feet above the ground. The flower heads… Read More »