Category Archives: Ants

Eat More insects

How to eat insects?  The Austin’s 10th Annual BugFest on June 10th, 2017 will demonstrate how to cook and eat insects.  Eating insects is not a new idea but promoting it as a solution of the world hunger is provocative. … read more »

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What if Your House is infested with Carpenter Ants

When you saw a few of carpenter ants inside of your house, it could turn out a swarm after Blue Planet pest control technician fumigated thew wall.

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The ants work smarter than human!

After you watching this footage, you will have a different view of the ants.  The leafcutter ants are super organized, strong, industrious, intelligent,…. . The list goes on.  They possess all of that characteristics that contribute to success in human … read more »

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A ball of fire ants video

In this video, about 8,000 fire ants are placed in a beaker. The walls of the beaker are lightly dusted with talc powder to prevent the ants from escaping. The ants link to one another and as a group behave … read more »

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Fire Ant Larvae in Southwest Austin in Winter

We found this big fire ant pile full of larvae while walking at the Circle C metropolitan park in a warm winter. Life Cycle of Fire Ants: The eggs, which are only produced by the queen, hatch into legless larvae … read more »

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Raspberry Crazy Ants (Tawny Crazy Ants)

In 2002, Tom Raspberry discovered a new exotic invasive pest ant species to Pasadena Texas (Harris County). The ant was named after Tom Raspberry. After the recent research in 2012, Tawny Crazy Ant is the new proposed common name. The … read more »

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Raspberry Crazy Ants in Austin Texas

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Raspberry Crazy Ants

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Ants, Ants, Please Go Away: the Ant proof Tray

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In the old days, farmhouses always had a lot of ants crawling everywhere, looking for food.  Certainly people struggled hard to think up ways to prevent them and other small insects from crawling into the cupboard.    Finally, someone intelligent … read more »

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Home Remedies for Ant Bites

One evening my neighbor came to our house to ask what she could use to treat fire ant bites.  Her husband was bitten by fire ants at their front yard.  His body was swelling and developed bumps and rashes due … read more »

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Naturally Get Rid of Ants

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Have ant hills in your yard and think about do the ant control by yourself.  Don’t leave it uncontrolled because ants could build nests in the foam roofing insulation.  It would be very costly to remove ant nests from the … read more »

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