If it’s not mosquitoes or bedbugs, it’s something else that sucks the life out of you! Except stink bugs are not dining on you, they’re just a nuisance. We’ve been seeing that because of the reduction of pesticide use, stink bugs have exploded back into our psyche – and into our yards and houses.
We had a lot of comments from a Shak Yard article two years ago. It seems stink bugs were a problem then too.
I remember seeing them as I was growing up, but never really thought they smelled bad. Rumor has it that they don’t unless you squish them. My solution to the problem? Don’t squish them. But there are other solutions, too. From Home Turf War,
I guess the best solution for next year is to be extra vigilant with checking the undersides of leaves for their eggs, since they only breed outdoors. I went out of town a few times at the start of the season and I know that’s pretty much went everything went to hell. Maybe I’ll coat all the leaves in soap before I go next year!
We haven’t had to fight stink bugs so much where I live. Just the black beetles and spiders.