Mouse Control: Mice, A Menace in the house

Mice can be adorable looking little creatures to some people and horrid little rodents to others. No matter what they look like to you, they are a menace in the house. When just a few get in, it doesn't take long for them to become a major infestation. They breed...

The Deadly “Kissing Bug” Reported Throughout Indiana

In November of 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a statement that stated that the potentially deadly insect commonly referred to as the “Kissing Bug” had officially been identified and reported into more than half of the entire United...

Stink Bugs – A Common Summer Nuisance

Immediately after the onset of spring, stink bugs started the process of waking up and moving around following a harsh winter. In some instances, these nuisance insects came into season outdoors; however, we all know that this is rarely the case. Like other bugs,...

The World’s Weirdest Insects – Part 2

Thank you for joining us this week as we conclude our series, The World’s Weirdest Insects. Last week, you learned that, while over a million insect species have been identified, there are still quite a few species lingering around out there that have yet to be...

The World’s Weirdest Insects – Part 1

According to countless hours of research, there are well over one million species of insects on the planet; however, entomologists agree there are still quite a few species out there that have yet to be discovered and studied. That includes some of the weirdest...

How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes – Summer’s Most Annoying Insect

How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes – One of the Summer’s Most Annoying and Potentially Deadly Insects It is a known fact that mosquitoes are one of the summer’s most annoying and potentially deadly insects. Annually, over one million people throughout the world die as a...

The Instincts of Common Garden Pests – Part 2

Thank you for rejoining us we continue to study the instincts of common garden pests. As a gardener, you may always be battling insects and other critters during crop cultivation. There are insects that are considered to be beneficial for crops; then, there are those...

The Instincts of Common Garden Pests – Part 1

As a gardener, you are well aware of the fact that many pests abound. It is not at all uncommon to discover these pesky little creatures chewing on the plants that you work so hard to cultivate. Even the absolute healthiest of all gardens experience an occasional...

The Mind of Common Household Pests – Part 1

It is a known fact that all homes will, on occasion, run into complications with common household pests. While most of these insects and/or animals are nothing more than a nuisance, many have the capability of biting, stinging, and/or transmitting diseases. In...

Garden Pests – Part 2

Thank you for continuing our series, Garden Pests. Last week, you were introduced to a few of the most common pests found in gardens – aphids, armyworms, blister beetles, cabbage worms, and earwigs. In this week’s installment, we will continue to expound on common...

Garden Pests – Part 1

Garden pests are a common issue this time of year. Regardless of how much effort and care that you place into your garden, bugs are bound to invade the area. While it is true that not all of the damage presented by pests will warrant taking action, it is important to...

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