Category Archives: prevention

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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The First non-Pesticide Termite Control Available in Texas – Particle Barrier

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Blue Planet Pest Control is introducing non-Chemical Termite Control to Austin.  This natural method of termite control has been used in Hawaii and Australia for decades.  After researching and testing by University of Texas A&M, we now provide limited life … read more »

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Fun Facts About How Pests Spent Their Winter

Weird but true: Strange facts about occasional invader pests http://www.pestworld.org/news-and-views/pest-articles/articles/weird-but-true-facts-about-occasional-invaders/

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Do You Really Need Organic Pesticides?

Pest Control industry became extremely environmentally conscious in the recent years. Many “Green” pest control companies popped up in major cities.  Dr. Mike Merchant’s statement on some natural or organic products may be more toxic than the chemical pesticides is … read more »

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Mice and Rats Please Go Away: Sanitation is the Best Pest Control

Rats and mice keep pest control professionals busy in winter.  While most of pests are inactive or hide-out in cold weather, mice and rats are looking for indoor shelters to survive. There are organic ways to keep mice and rat … read more »

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Identify Common Spider Species

This summer Blue Planet Pest Control has visited many homes for spider control.  Spiders eat other bugs.  Spiders like to live in cellars or in piles of trash or wood.  To prevent the spiders from staying in your house, do … 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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Termite Termite Please Go Away – Natural Methods of Getting Rid of Termite in Furniture

Mother nature gives purpose of living for each living creature. Termites are no exception. Termites may be considered as beneficial insect in nature. They help eliminate fallen branches, break down wood debris to convert it to soil. Contrarily, they are … read more »

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Cockroaches, Cockroach, Please Go Way: Natural Cockroach Repellent

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Not only lemon juice is healthy summer drink, but also lemon peels are the best insect repellent. The instruction of making home made cockroach repellent: 1. Roast lemon peels in the oven and bake for 10 minutes at 250℉. 2. … read more »

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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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