Do Ladybugs Come in Different Colors? Here’s How to Spot the Differences in Ladybugs
Ladybugs, also known as ladybirds, are small and colorful insects that are loved by many. They’re known for their bright colors and cute spots, but have you ever wondered, “Do ladybugs come in different colors?” The answer is yes! Many different species of ladybugs exist in all sorts of colors. Keep reading to learn more! …Read More
Your Guide to Getting Ready for Summer Pests
Summer is finally upon us here in the South, which means many things—no school, fun vacations, and plenty of time spent outdoors! Unfortunately, summer in the South comes with some uninvited guests. Keep reading for some tips from the experts on dealing with summer pests. Summer Pests to Look Out For It’s easy to assume…Read More
What Are Clover Mites & What Do They Look Like?
We talk a lot about pests that could be potentially harmful to you—after all, your family’s safety is our priority! Today, however, we’re going to be talking about a pest that’s more of a nuisance: clover mites. These pesky little pests are almost impossible to see, can invade your home this time of year, and…Read More
How Can I Rid My Home of Booklice?
While booklice are technically harmless, that doesn’t mean you want them taking up residence in your home. If you’ve noticed these small, gray-brown bugs skulking about, keep reading for some expert tips on how to get rid of them. What Are Booklice? Despite what their name implies, booklice aren’t actually lice—and they can’t read! They’re…Read More
The ‘No-see-ums’: A Closer Look at These Tiny Insects & How to Control Them
When it comes to most insects and pests, you usually know if you have a problem. But what if you literally can’t see the pests in question? Then it becomes much harder to fix the problem! Keep reading for some expert information about no-see-ums and the all-important signs you should know to look out for.…Read More
What Impact Do Weather Conditions Have On Insects?
Here in Alabama, we’re all too familiar with unpredictable, ever-changing weather conditions. One day it’s freezing outside, and the next day, it’s sunny and humid! So, how do these drastic weather changes impact the insects we deal with in the South? Keep reading for some expert insect insight! How Different Weather Affects Insects Like lizards,…Read More
Ow! What Bit Me? Your Guide to Common Bug Bites and Stings
Nature is pretty good at defending itself—some plants are poisonous, animals have teeth and claws, and even insects are equipped with the ability to sting and bite. While many insects can only irritate your skin, some can cause more significant damage. Keep reading for a complete guide to common bug bites and stings! Common Bug…Read More
Ways Landscapers Can Go About Enticing 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…Read More
Which Pests Are Beginning to Stir This Spring? Things to Know About Springtime Pests
Spring truly is a beautiful time. Plants and animals begin to wake up, flowers bloom, and we can enjoy our favorite outdoor hobbies again! Unfortunately, springtime pests also wake up, which can mean trouble. Keep reading for helpful information on common spring pests—and what you can do to deter them! Springtime Pests to Watch Out…Read More
Beginner Gardening Tips to Keep Harmful Bugs at Bay
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…Read More