Garden Pest Control

Good Garden Insects You Want to Have Around

garden insects

If you have a green thumb, then what we are about to say may not be a surprise to you. Some bugs are actually good for your garden and yard!  There are many garden insects that are often lumped into the bug category which are to be considered as good. Take a look at the…

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Are Ladybugs Good for Your Garden?

ladybugs

Have you ever wondered why so many people say ladybugs are good luck? We were curious too and took the liberty of doing a little research so that you didn’t have to!  Story Time Long ago—during the Middle Ages to be exact—insects and pests were completely destroying crops. The farmers prayed and prayed and prayed…

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Heading Outdoors? Here’s How to Check for Ticks Afterward

ticks

So often we forget that ticks don’t have a designated spot and don’t just reside in forests or parks. Whenever we go outside, we’re at risk of being on their turf. In fact, ticks can—and do—encroach on our very own backyards. They also don’t launch onto their targets but rather bide their time in thick…

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How to Keep Cockroaches Out of Your Apartment

cockroaches

Your apartment is a safe space, a haven to get away from the day and whatever took place. It’s where you wind down, relax, and rest your body and mind. Simply put, it’s where you live. However, it can also become home to free-riding roommates in the form of roaches. The close quarters of apartments…

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Bugs That Are Actually Good for Your Garden

bugs that are good for your garden

Would you believe us if we said not all bugs are bad? No really, it’s true! In fact, there are bugs that are good for your garden. Yes, you heard us right—some of those busy bugs who buzz about are actually doing your backyard and garden some favors. We’d say reintroductions are in order, wouldn’t…

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Make Sure You Keep These Spring Pests Out of Your Garden

spring pests

It’s that time of year again when homeowners head outside and set out for another year of battle with their yard and garden. Before you get to planting, you should know a few bugs to be on the lookout for. Certain spring pests are known to be detrimental to a garden’s success.  Grasshoppers  Grasshoppers are…

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Watch Out for These Biting Bugs!

biting bugs

During these chilly months, it’s more likely that you’ll see a few extra creepy-crawly pests inside your home. While most of these bugs are benevolent by nature, some do bite and others are poisonous. Use this guide to look out for these biting bugs that can invade your home.  Assaulting Ants  Out of the 170…

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Are Termites Still a Concern in Winter?

termites

Many homeowners are lulled into the false sense of security of thinking that they’re safe from termite infestations during the colder months, even in the more buggy southeastern states. The truth is that not all insects hibernate or die off in the winter—in fact, many have strong survival strategies for enduring the cold. Here’s what…

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Jumping in Leaf Piles? Watch Out for Bugs!

bugs in leaves

You’ve worked all day raking leaf piles to spruce up the yard. Just as you finish, you see your kids on the sidelines, ready to make a run for one. And why not? It’s all fun and games, right? Not so fast. Take a closer look at your leaf pile. What’s lurking beneath the fluffy…

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House Flies and Fruit Flies: What’s the Difference?

house flies

When you have a fly buzzing around your home, disturbing your peace, you don’t care what kind of fly it is—you just want it gone. A fly in your home once in a while isn’t a particular concern, (they often fly in through the window sometimes.) But incessant buzzing in the kitchen or throughout your…

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