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.
If you have had an infestation or seen your fair share of earwigs around the yard, you might not know much about these critters beyond their appearance.
Here are some earwig facts:
They won’t go near your ears
While their name may suggest otherwise, earwigs will not attempt to enter your ears and feed on your brain. This myth about earwigs’ and…
Indian meal moths are one of the most common stored product, or pantry, pests found in homes. To effectively control a stored product pest/pantry pest, it is important that you first properly identify it.
Once you have identified the pest as an Indian meal moth. Inspect foods for evidence of Indian meal moth presence. Look for:
Spiders hate the scent of peppermint. Use this to keeps spiders away during the fall season. Spiders are always looking for a warm place to hide and with the cooler weather coming, they will start looking for a new home inside your home.
In case your phobia of bed bugs wasn’t torturous enough, here comes a new study that suggests the pesky insects are getting stronger.
Researchers in Australia found the bed bugs with a thicker “skin” are more resistant to common pesticides. The pests are becoming more prevalent, and the scientists hypothesized that these…
Want to give it a try and get rid of ants yourself, here is a quick tip you can help and Ants don’t like citrus. So mixed a little bit of lemon juice about a tablespoon or two into a spray bottle of water and spray it around the baseboards and doors in the areas you are having problems.
Roaches are one of the most despised pests on the planet. They are associated with a dirty environment and people don’t want to think they live in a dirty home.
If you live in an area where cockroaches are prevalent, or in an older home or apartment building where they never seem to go away, don’t give up hope. While…