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. Here is a list of Good Bugs In Your Yard Beetles: There are a few…

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 our coastal area makes it a particularly attractive home for subterranean termites, who build colonies…

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 Our winter season was much warmer and generally more precipitous than our normal. This combination…

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 House Gutters – Remove leaves and other debris Flowerpots – Pour out stagnant water from…

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 guy has your answer, and you can safely watch from your computer. Fire ants protect…

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 as West Nile virus and Chikungunya, in addition to Zika. With warm weather rolling in…

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 trap is called Ovillanta, and it was developed by researchers from Laurentian University with help…