Author Archives: Johnson Pest Control

Difference Between a Mole and Gopher?

If you spend time outdoors you are likely going to come across some soft spots in a yard that look like tunnels. Does this mean that you have a mole or gopher in your yard? Surprisingly many people can get … Continue reading

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The State of Tick-Borne Disease

Ticks are all over Tennessee, so is the possibility of getting a tick-borne disease. I, in fact, pulled one off the head of my nephew this weekend who was over for my kid’s birthday party. Not sure if the tick … Continue reading

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Good Bugs In Your Garden

Bugs generally are no fun, but there are good bugs in your yard that you may want to keep around. Bugs do help to balance out the natural environment and can provide benefit to your yard, depending on the need. … Continue reading

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Tips For Looking For Termites

How should you go about looking for termites? Here are a few tips to get you started so that you know what to look for. Subterranean Termites are a huge problem across the United States, and the high humidity of … Continue reading

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Spring and Summer Bugs

What can you expect from the spring and summer bug population here in East Tennessee? Well, here’s a handy little infographic to give you something to talk about at the company water cooler. Southeast US Spring and Summer Bugs Prediction … Continue reading

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Where are Mosquitoes Growing?

Your home does not need to be a welcoming place for mosquitoes. With some awareness and a few tips, you can prevent mosquito breeding grounds around the house and live a life bite free. Preventing Mosquitoes Breeding Grounds Around the … Continue reading

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Ouch! So Many Fire Ant Bites?

We hope that you are not out and about ready to stick your hands into a fire ant hill. Though, if you wonder what disturbing a colony and enduring a swarm of fire ant bites would be like? Well, this … Continue reading

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Mosquito Prevention This Spring

As new cases of Zika continue to pop up across the United States, it’s more and more essential to take proper precautions to avoid contact with biting mosquito populations. Mosquitoes are vector pests and can transmit other harmful diseases such … Continue reading

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What to Look For Hiring A Pest Control Company

Spring is in full force and bugs are emerging all over. Many people will start to notice all this bug activity and seek out pest control. What should you look for in hiring a pest control company? Here is a … Continue reading

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Low Tech DIY Mosquito Trap

From Gizmodo: Mosquitoes love to breed inside discarded car tires. So why not use this against them? Such is the thinking of Canadian researchers who have developed a DIY mosquito trap that’s already proving its worth in field tests. The … Continue reading

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