Category: Pest Control

  • 9 Ways to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

    9 Ways to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

    Contents 1. Japanese Beetle Identification 2. Signs of Japanese Beetle Damage 3. Ways to Remove Japanese Beetles (Jump Here if You Want a Quick Fix) If you spot some iridescent green insects feeding on your garden plants, you might’ve discovered a Japanese beetle. This is a fairly dangerous pest because the insect has an extremely…

  • 6 Proven Methods to Get Rid of Moles

    6 Proven Methods to Get Rid of Moles

    Moles are predatory mammals that build elaborate underground burrows. They’re adept diggers thanks to their strong claws. Encountering this animal isn’t normally dangerous but it’s possible to get bitten by a mole. It features sharp teeth so that means you need to be careful when dealing with a mole infestation. The characteristic tunneling of a…

  • 5 Birch Tree Diseases and How to Treat Them

    5 Birch Tree Diseases and How to Treat Them

    If you’re concerned about the health of your birch trees, it’s important to be aware of the common diseases affecting them. Although not all diseases may be deadly, they can have a negative effect on the appearance of the tree. If left untreated, diseases can significantly reduce the lifespan of your trees. Regular care is…

  • 3 Surprising Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Kill House Centipedes

    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…

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

    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…

  • 10 Proven Methods to Get Rid of Spiders

    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…

  • Possum VS Opossum – 10 Ways to Tell Them Apart

    Possum VS Opossum – 10 Ways to Tell Them Apart

    Despite being completely different animals, many people can still confuse possums with opossums. The confusion appeared due to various reasons but it’s mainly because of colloquially using the word “possum” instead of “opossum” in lots of cases. The animals are both small marsupials that can appear similar at a first impression. It takes a closer…

  • 7 Methods to Eliminate Chinch Bugs and Treat Damaged Areas

    7 Methods to Eliminate Chinch Bugs and Treat Damaged Areas

    While normally chinch bugs shouldn’t cause a lot of damage to your lawn, certain environmental conditions such as drought can cause a more severe infestation of this pest. The bugs can breed fast and eat up large patches of grass creating an unhealthy look of your yard. Getting chinch bugs under control and restoring the…

  • 10 Tomato Diseases and How to Treat Them

    10 Tomato Diseases and How to Treat Them

    Whether you’ve been growing tomatoes for a while or you’re a beginner gardener, you need to be aware of the most common diseases that can affect your plants. Despite tomatoes being considered fairly easy to grow compared to some other vegetables, there are still lots of bacteria, viruses, and fungi that target tomato plants. You…

  • 7 Disease-Resistant Elm Tree Species

    7 Disease-Resistant Elm Tree Species

    There are more than 30 species of trees in the Ulmus genus. Elms are extremely popular landscape elements due to their beautiful, oval leaves and orderly look. Many species also develop fruits, known as samaras. Elms can even turn invasive if the environment is supportive. Elm trees are usually strong, but these following disease-resistant elm…