Don’t look now, but the 2017 growing season is almost here. One of the interesting metrics of our warmer climate in Minnesota? Frost-free seasons are getting longer. The trend of a longer frost-free season, also called the growing season, is remarkably consistent over the past 30+ years. In fact 2016 produced the longest growing season on Read more →
Warmer, more humid days a boon to mosquitoes. Read more →
My wife Deb and I enjoyed dinner out on the front porch Friday evening. The weather was great, and Deb mentioned that she really likes outdoor dining this time of year because there are no mosquitoes! I would bet that the frosty temps of last Saturday and the dry weather of the past few days will delay our mosquito season a bit more. I Read more →
Mosquito boom ahead?
Wednesday weather improves
Heavy rains trigger boom in mosquito numbers