Nocturnal and somewhat creepy, earwigs have a bad reputation. But they clearly walk the line between beneficial insect and garden pest. Learn how they help—and how to keep them in check them if they get out of control.
A low-sided can, such as cat food or tuna fish can, with inch of oil in the bottom makes an excellent trap. Fish oil (like tuna fish oil) is very attractive to earwigs or vegetable oil with a drop of bacon grease can be used.
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