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John Fulton
Former County Extension Director

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In The Backyard

Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis


Posted by John Fulton -

Earwigs have definitely been the insect of the week. They hide in damp places out of the sun during the day, and become more active at night. They do feed on a variety of many things, but are mainly scavengers. Inside the home, they definitely fit into the nuisance pest category.

Here is a link to the U of I fact sheet on earwigs

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