Tag: insect

Interesting facts about bees

Bees are flying insects that belong to the Apidae Family. There are about 20,000 known species of bees. There are found on every continent except Antarctica, in every habitat on the planet that contains insect-pollinated flowering plants. Bees have a three-part body (head, thorax,... more
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Flea Damage…affects the whole family

Fleas can cause damage to not only you, but also your pets and furniture and carpets. Fleas love making homes out of animal’s fur. They tend to hide under your dogs or cats chins, around the neck, or at the base of the tail, where your pets cannot easily reach. You can suspect your pet has fleas... more
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Termites 101: A Primer for Homeowners

Want to protect your house? It's as simple as following a few easy steps. By Jim Morrison Termites. Simply mentioning the word makes people cringe. Termites live in nearly every state in the union, they are very difficult to spot, and they want to eat your house. So what is a homeowner to do? First... more
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Natural Insect Repellants You Could Find In Your Kitchen

By Susan Billings For centuries garlic has been used in a variety of ways. But, did you know garlic can also be used as an insect repellent? Instead of using harsh chemicals on pets, try using garlic as a safer alternative. Simply add a clove or  two drops of garlic oil to a small dog or cat's... more
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