Sentence Examples

  • Because many species overwinter as adults, they are able to keep pest populations in your garden under control by cutting down on adult pest species before they reproduce.
  • Squash bugs can overwinter in wood mulch and wood boards, so eliminating potential habitats can help rid your landscape of next year's pests.
  • Iris should also be cut back, because the eggs of iris borers overwinter on iris leaves and attack the rhizomes in the spring.
  • Spinach, Swiss chard and kale can be sown in the fall garden and harvested throughout the winter or left to overwinter.
  • Disease microorganisms can also overwinter on the surface of stakes, tomato cages, trellises, and other garden items.