Garden Pest Control

Here’s How to Get Anthills Out of the Yard

ant hill in a yard

Is your yard covered in anthills and their many tenants? You’re likely ready to evict these unwanted guests, and we can’t blame you. Not only do anthills blemish the overall look of your landscape but their rapid construction also makes it easy to find yourself stepping into one that wasn’t there the day before, and…

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What Are the Bugs that Get in Flour?

weevils in a bag of flour

Weevils are notorious for being the bugs that get in flour. To the naked eye, weevils moving in a bag of flour can look like buzzing grains of rice because of how tiny they are. Are you having trouble with bugs in flour? Find helpful weevil advice from our experts in integrative pest management below!…

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Telltale Signs of a Skunk

skunk standing in yard

  Skunks are notorious for digging up yards and gardens. Their famous defense mechanism makes them a tricky foe to deal with. While they often don’t want to have to spray you or your pet, the stench can linger for weeks. It’s best to watch for these creatures that may have made themselves at home…

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Why Aren’t Spiders Considered Insects?

spider crawling on floor inside house

Now that it’s October, it’s time to decorate for Halloween! However, you may find that Mother Nature has sent some eight-legged, creepy-crawling interior decorators just in time to help out, adorning your porch and the dark corners of your home with their wispy, intricately woven webs. You guessed it—today, we’re talking about spiders! More specifically,…

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How Pests Make It Inside Your Home

Damaged screen on sliding door

You’ve probably noticed some of these pests inside the home at this time of year (even if you keep everything clean) and wonder: How are they getting inside? As Birmingham’s premier pest control team, we hear your concerns and want to help you keep your home safe, healthy, and pest-free this fall. For our experts’…

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How Do Ant Colonies Work?

close up of ants crawling on dirt

Whether you’re dealing with an ant infestation in your home or on your lawn—or you’re simply observing ants on the hunt for food—you might have wondered at some point: how do ant colonies work? Like humans, ants are social creatures; they live and work together in large, family-like communities called colonies, and each individual ant…

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Why You Need Summer Pest Control

In previous posts on our pest blog, we’ve discussed the common types of summer pests, how to prepare for them, and the do’s and don’ts of summer pest prevention. Today, our pest control experts want to share some knowledge about why you need summer pest control. Read on to learn more. The two most fundamental…

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Ways Landscapers Can Go About Enticing Pollinating Insects

pollinating insects

We all know how important our pollinating insects are, and most of us know how their numbers have been dwindling in recent years. Bees, butterflies, pollinating beetles, and more—they need our help to continue their important work! Keep reading for ways to help by making conscious choices this spring. How to Attract Pollinating Insects to…

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Beginner Gardening Tips to Keep Harmful Bugs at Bay

beginner gardening tips

Gardening is a wonderful hobby to have—but if you’re just starting out, it can be a bit overwhelming! If you aren’t sure what to plant, why not plant some beautiful things that will also keep annoying pests away without having to use pesticides? Keep reading for some awesome beginner gardening tips that will help keep…

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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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