The summer heat is helping one garden pest breed faster. The azalea lace bug is a relatively new pest in Oregon, first confirmed in 2009. They hit azaleas and rhododendrons, sucking the life out of leaf tissue, along with the green color. If left unchecked they can weaken or kill a shrub over several seasons. Metro gardening expert Carl Grimm appreared on KATU's AM Northwest today with tips about how to identify this mysterious garden pest and how to deal with it safely.
Watch the video and get all the tips