What Do Ants Eat?
Home Pests / Ants

What Do Ants Eat?

Ants are one of the most common pests in America. Although they may not seem like much of a problem, ants can inflict huge damage to your home by eating away at wood and other organic materials that form structural support for homes. They also leave droppings everywhere which carry harmful bacteria or fungus spores…

Does Vinegar Kill Ants?
Home Pests / Ants

Does Vinegar Kill Ants?

It’s frustrating when ants invade your house, and your first thought may be to use dangerous chemicals or attack them with boiling water.  Ants are both annoying and dangerous. You probably don’t want to kill them with chemicals, but you might have to resort to some non-chemical methods in the case of a massive infestation….

Do Ants Bite?
Home Pests / Ants

Do Ants Bite?

With more than 12,000 ant species in the world, the answer to “do ants bite?” is a resounding yes! In fact, all species of ants can bite if they so choose. What we should be asking, however, is will ants bite? And the answer to that question depends on the species of ant. Which Ant…

Where Do Cockroaches Live?
Cockroaches

Where Do Cockroaches Live?

Cockroaches can live both indoors and outdoors. Most species are more likely to be found inside, but some cockroach species prefer to be outdoors. Knowing where to look for cockroaches and what attracts them to specific environments can help you prevent and control an infestation. In this post, we will cover the most common places…

Natural Aphid Predators: What Eats Aphids?
Aphids / Outdoor Pests / Pest Control

Natural Aphid Predators: What Eats Aphids?

Aphids are incredibly destructive plant pests and the bugbear of gardeners and crop growers worldwide. They are transmitters of plant disease and destroy their host plants. After infestation, the plant will show stunted growth, deformation, low yields, and sometimes even death.  It’s essential to act fast once you have identified an aphid infestation. While insecticide…

Biological Control
Pest Control

Biological Control

WHAT IS BIOLOGICAL CONTROL? HOW DOES THIS METHOD CONTROL INSECTS IN THE GARDEN? Instead of using chemicals, a gardener may want to use biological control, which is a method that allows one to control insects and diseases with natural predators. Many organic gardeners believe that a landscape is more sustainable and healthier when there is more…