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Biting insects and insect relatives

Some insects and their relatives, such as mosquitoes and ticks, feed on the blood of humans and animals. 

Learn how to defend yourself against creatures that might hurt you or carry diseases.

Found in and around homes and on humans

Found mostly outdoors

Resources from the Minnesota Department of Health

Read Yard and Garden News

For growing tips, emerging issues and good-to-know advice for anyone with a lawn or garden.

On the go?

Listen to the Smart Gardens and What's Killing My Kale? podcasts

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