This summer, many Minnesota homeowners are dealing with some unwanted guests. Pest control experts are seeing a boom in carpenter ants due to the wet spring.
A late spring, mixed with rain, standing water and cool temperatures have spawned billions of mosquitoes.
Our late snow and cloudy, wet spring is doing a number on the lawn service industry. Already this May we’ve seen 4.75 inches of rain. That’s nearly two inches above normal.
Green thumbs are getting a lot of unexpected help this summer. The University of Minnesota Extension’s garden plots have never looked better.