Keeping Bugs off your Mums and Pumpkins

Keeping Bugs off your Mums and Pumpkins

Bugs have a place in the world. I’d prefer them to find someplace besides my fall garden as their full-service dining and rest area. Wilted runners and leaves on the pumpkins and mums are a typical sign that unwelcome insects have dropped in for a snack, harming the...
Pest Control for Fall

Pest Control for Fall

Sweaters and pumpkins are just around the corner and with cooler weather, many people tend to think their pest control problems are over as well. Not so much. In truth, there are a number of pests that actually become more active and prevalent during the fall season....
End-of-Summer Pest Control Problems: Ants

End-of-Summer Pest Control Problems: Ants

Now that summer is drawing to a close, it is quite likely that you have experienced numerous run ins with a wide assortment of unwanted pests in your home, on your property, and in or around other structures, such as sheds, barns, garages, and workshops. One of the...
Bedbug Facts, Prevention, and Treatment

Bedbug Facts, Prevention, and Treatment

Bedbugs have eccentric feeding habits. They only consume the blood of warm-blooded animals, Yes, humans included. In fact, humans are considered to be the most ideal hosts for these insects. Throughout the course of millions of years, these creatures have evolved from...
The Powassan Virus – A Tick-Borne Illness

The Powassan Virus – A Tick-Borne Illness

Now that summer is in full swing, experts are warning of an increase in cases of the Powassan virus, a tick-borne illness. This potentially devastating illness has been found to be transmitted by three different types of tick – the Ixodes scapularis (which is also...
Mosquito Borne Illnesses In Indiana

Mosquito Borne Illnesses In Indiana

All residents of Indiana are all too familiar with the troublesome mosquitoes that arrive in the summer months. Unfortunately, the issues caused by these creatures far extend simply being a nuisance. Mosquitoes are transmitters of numerous illnesses that have the...
Indiana’s Most Destructive Wood-Boring Insects

Indiana’s Most Destructive Wood-Boring Insects

The State of Indiana has approximately 9 million acres that consists of forest and timberland. Nearly 90% of the timberland throughout the state is privately owned. Unfortunately, a large amount of this resource is currently under immediate threat by a large variety...
New Termites in Indiana: Destructive and Costly Pests

New Termites in Indiana: Destructive and Costly Pests

Eastern Subterranean Termites in Indiana Considered to be a Highly Destructive and Costly Pests Eastern subterranean termites are highly destructive pests that just happen to be highly invasive throughout the State of Indiana. According to statistics, these...