Check houseplant leaves for brown, dry edges, which indicates too little relative humidity in the house. Increase humidity by running a humidifier, grouping plants or using pebble trays.
Many houseplants thrive during the long, bright summer days, especially when properly moved outdoors. But these plants may have some trouble adjusting back to indoor conditions when colder weather strikes.
Crops and gizzards! To some of you, those words might sound like the title of a new fantasy role-playing tabletop game. Remember when Dungeons & Dragons came out in 1974? As far as I know, "crops and gizzards" is not the name of a computer game. A few folks might link the words to the anatomy of a chicken or some other bird. In fact, the words are names of organs in the alimentary system of a bird.
A series of three new publications from Purdue Extension will offer homeowners, farmers and commercial applicators practical tips on protecting pollinators from insecticide exposure and other risks. Each publication in the Protecting Pollinators series is available as a free download from Purdue's The Education Store at www.edustore.purdue.edu.