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5 Plants That Are Toxic to Bees

Not all plants can be considered friendly for bees. If you’re worried about damaging this beneficial insect in your garden, it’s probably a good idea to avoid plants that are toxic to bees. Focus on “safe plants” that are much better for bees compared to others. Is maintaining a bee-friendly garden worth it? Pollinators such…

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6 Things You Need to Know About the Assassin Bug

The fearsomely named assassin bug can act as a garden protector against various insect pests. It hunts aphids, squash bugs, and many other harmful bugs that may be hanging around your flowers or vegetables. Although there are some benefits to having assassin bugs in your garden, there are many aspects to consider about this insect.…

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3 Surprising Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Kill House Centipedes

Having any kind of insect pest in your home can be considered an unpleasant experience. Centipedes in your house appear particularly scary with their multiple legs and incredibly fast walking speed. Seeing one quickly scattering under a piece of furniture can make anyone alarmed. However, before you’re quick to gather pesticides and squash the pesky…

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Termites VS Ants, What’s the Difference? 8 Ways to Tell Them Apart

Swarms of flying insects in your home can indicate a dangerous pest infestation. Termites will usually come to mind because they’re more damaging as they prefer chewing through wood. However, before you start taking action, it’s important to identify whether you’re dealing with termites or flying ants. Both insects share many similarities but a few…

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10 Proven Methods to Get Rid of Spiders

Contents 1. Spider Removal Methods 2. Spider Prevention Methods 3. Are Spiders Actually Dangerous? Having spiders inside your home isn’t a big cause for concern compared to finding other pests. Although they’re not as destructive or harmful, spiders can still be an annoyance for many homeowners. It’s pretty rare to discover a venomous spider species…

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11 Insects That Sting or Bite

Tiny creatures that sting and bite us become monsters in our minds. They take us by surprise, feed off us, attack, cause pain and illness and sometimes maim or kill. Yet except for parasites that feed off mammal blood, most insects have zero interest in hurting humans. The stings and bites are most usually the…

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The 11 Deadliest (Most Dangerous) Insects in The World

They creep, they crawl, they’re tiny and they’re vicious. They’ve been around for more than 350 million years, longer than dinosaurs and flowering plants, and you can find them everywhere on earth, from freezing cold to baking hot regions. And there’s more than a million species of them — for each person reading this, there…

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Solved: How To Get Rid of Aphids? 10 Methods

Contents 1. How to Identify Aphids 2. The Life Cycle of Aphids 3. Typical Habitats of Aphids 4. Removal Methods 4.1 Use a Water Hose 4.2 Go for a Natural Blend of Essential Oils 4.3 Try a DIY Soap and Water Spray 4.4 Dust Plants with Diatomaceous Powder 4.5 Consider Neem Oil 4.6 Use Commercial…

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Solved! How to Get Rid of Flying Ants? 12 Methods

Contents 1. Flying Ant Identification 2. The Dangers of Flying Ants 3. Flying Ant Removal Methods 4. Eliminating Single Ants 4.1 Use The Vacuum Cleaner 4.2 Use a Commercial Bug Spray 4.3 Try a Bug Zapper 4.4 Set Up Sticky Tape Traps 4.5 Mix a DIY Peppermint Spray 4.6 Sprinkle Some Diatomaceus Earth Powder 5.…