Herbs, You Have Them In Your Garden To Eat, Why Not To Repel Bugs!!! Basil, Bay Leaves, Mint, Rosemary and Lavender.
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You’re on a summer picnic, lounging in the sun with your eyes closed after eating your turkey sandwich. Something buzzes by your ear. You lazily swat at the sound and then — ouch! — you feel that familiar, aching sting on your cheek. As your face burns red and swells, the last thing on your mind is whether that pesky, no-good insect was a bee or a wasp.
In the preceding scenario, your attacker was most likely a type of wasp. Why? Because wasps are generally more aggressive and likely to stalk public gatherings in search of human food. Bees are more mild-mannered. They focus on the flowers, not your turkey sandwich.
That’s just one way to determine whether the attacker was a bee or a wasp. What other characteristics define these two very similar creatures — both of which belong to the order Hymenoptera? More than 25,000 kinds of each insect exist, but there are several relatively simple ways to distinguish between them.
Many people may connect the height of mosquito season, occurring in the summer through early fall, to the irksomely itchy welts that accompany mosquito bites. But, there are far worse associations to make with these blood-sucking pests, such as the health threats they pose to humans in their daily lives—even in their own backyards. To help protect the community…
Everyone finds ants in their home at one time or another. Here are a few reasons they could be getting into your home and how to prevent it.
Most homes aren’t hermetically sealed, meaning there is some air exchange between the inside of the house and the outside. This air exchange usually takes place along the…
Here are some do-it-yourself mosquito repellents that you can make at home.
Lemon Eucalyptus Oil
Used since the 1940s, lemon eucalyptus oil is one of the more well-known natural repellents. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have approved eucalyptus oil as an effective ingredient in mosquito repellent.
A recent study showed that…
Some of the best summer memories are made while spending time with family and friends at backyard barbecues and celebrations. However, an invasion of pesky pests such as mosquitoes, ants, flies and stinging insects can quickly put a damper on outdoor activities. A1 Exterminators reminds homeowners to take steps before and during outdoor events
Bed bugs can thrive anywhere where humans are. Summer camps – particularly sleep-away camps – provide a perfect environment for this pest. There are usually lots of hidings spots for bed bugs inside cabins and belongings, and lots of campers to feed on. Bed bugs can be brought into camp in the bags of campers, and carried into new…
Wasps are nothing to fool around with. They can be very aggressive and will sting. Wasps are not like bees and can sting multiple times. Here are a few reasons you should hire a professional to help with any Wasps removal.
Potential for disaster
Amateur wasp removal is just begging for disaster. You could have the wrong product, you could…