Tag: Massachusetts

Bedbugs Have Been Around For Thousands Of Years And Aren’t Going Anywhere!

Haven’t heard too much on the bedbug front lately have we… but let’s not forget, those disgusting little bugs chomping away are still out there. They have been around for thousands of years and I imagine they will be for thousands more. Bedbugs are a parasitic insect that prefer to feed on... more
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First Night in Worcester, MA | Ants, Termites, Bees, Bed Bugs

First Night of 2012 in Worcester December 31st This is the place to catch a rising star, wish upon a star, or be a star! Be it music, dance, puppetry, comedy, vaudeville, storytelling, theater, juggling, visual installations, improvisation, ventriloquism, mime, or magic, just imagine what you... more
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Common House Spider

If there's a spider that has an easy to understand name, it's the Common House Spider! It's a common spider, you find it in the house :) It has striped legs that are tan and darker brown. The main body is dark brown with tan designs on it. The common house spider, or Parasteatoda tepidariorum, is... more
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Cobweb Spider

Cobeweb spiders are part of the Theridiidae family of spiders. But wait, you say, don't all spiders make cobwebs? That's not true at all! Many spiders leap on their victims, and other spiders create other sorts of webs. Cobweb spiders specifically make the little flimsy corner-of-the-room type of... more
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Broad Faced Sac Spider

The Broad Faced Sac Spider is Trachelas tranquillus - I like to think of this as the "tranquil spider". It apparently only comes into homes in the fall when it is preparing to hibernate. Indeed, the first time we ever saw this tranquil spider was in September when the leaves were starting to... more
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Spiders in Massachusetts

I know that some people are afraid of spiders. Spiders are wonderful creatures! They catch bugs for us. They eat annoying flying gnats. We should all treasure and appreciate spiders. Many Native American cultures have wonderful stories about spiders and how they help nature. Massachusetts spiders... more
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Enchanted Village in Hyannis, MA | Ants, Termites, Bees, Bed Bugs

 Enchanted Village at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa Now through January 2, 2012- The Cape Cod Enchanted Village features a magnificent display of more than 100,000 lights, a Santa's Village, animated reindeer stall, snowmen and a bonfire (weather permitting) every night.  Lights on display... more
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Glassblowers Christmas

Glassblowers Christmas – Sandwich, MA Now through December 30, 2011 Well-known glass artists decorate trees. Also on display are a collection of Nativities from around the world on loan from the Marian Library, University of Dayton, Ohio. Location: Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main... more
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Festival of Trees — Nantucket, MA | Ants, Termites, Bees, Bed Bugs

The Festival includes dozens of holiday trees staged throughout the museum and decorated by island artists, local schoolchildren, merchants, and nonprofits. Location: Nantucket Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Information: 508-228-1894. Now through December 19,... more
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Poinsettias and Insects

The holidays are here and the beautiful poinsettias are a very common flower for most house holds. They are often thought to be poisonous but research shows that poinsettias contain no chemicals commonly considered toxic. However, eating the plant is NOT recommended. Several insects may attack... more
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