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Tip: Close the lid on boxelder bugs
This time of year, our native boxelder bugs bug us, but they are harmless — no biting, no plant damage, no disease. Physical removal is the best way to manage them. Use a shop vac to suck them up, then dump them in your garbage can (and close the lid).
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