Pesky boxelder bugs: read more in WNY Gardening Matters

Boxelder bug
Boxelder bug. Photo courtesy Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University,

Boxelder bugs are basically nuisance bugs, according to this article by Lyn Chimera in the newest edition of  WNY Gardening Matters, produced by the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Erie County.

In autumn, boxelder bugs may go into your house to find a warm, dry place to spend the winter. Their droppings can stain walls, both inside and out. If you squish them, that can leave a staining, smelly mark. Find out more about boxelder bugs in this article.

In another article, find out why you may want to use fabulous native ferns in your garden.

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