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‘Super’ Termite Hybrid in making

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The two most invasive termite species in the world are shacking up, producing a potentially powerful new termite hybrid in South Florida.  Read more.. 

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Essential oil-based insecticides provide effective Bed Bug Control

Good news for those who prefer low-toxic natural insecticides.   The latest study published the Journal of Economic Entomology by Changlu Wang’s lab at Rutgers University discovered that the plant oil based products may provide effective beg bug control in 10 … read more »

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Rodent Proofing Your House

To escape the cold weather or extended periods of rain, Mice can find entry points into homes through almost any opening. Once mice and rats find their way into attics or basements, they can cause serious health problems and costly … read more »

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Two Mosquito Species That You Must Know

There are about 170 different mosquito species in United States and two of them spread diseases.   They are Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus.  Let’s us know these two species well and learn what diseases they could spread to humans. … read more »

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Scorpion Sneaked Away – Austin Texas

The scorpion was inside of the house located in Southwest Austin near Lady Bird Wild Flower Center.  She sneaked out of the house from a tiny crack into the back yard after I did a pest treatment inside.  She would … read more »

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The Worst Way to Eliminate A Cockroach

We always talk about the best way to prevent of get rid of a cockroach.  Now an article talks about “The Worst Way To Eliminate A Cockroach“    

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Blue Planet Pest Control is now in Thumbtack

Blue Planet Pest Control just join the Thumbtack – A new way to hire local services.  A smart way to promote local businesses.  We are proud to serve you in Central Texas. Blue Planet Pest Control

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Free Children’s eBook featuring Un-invited House Guests – Mice

While most of pests are in-active in the unusual freezing weather in Austin, Texas, mice are actively looking for warm shelters. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) created a children’s eBook series that teaches kids (and parents) about bugs, entomology … read more »

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Big tooth Maple from Happy Customers

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Thanks to the tree experts, Mark and Lois @ coolfunkyplanet.com for supplying Blue Planet Pest Control with a Big tooth Maple tree. Thanks you, we will surely enjoy our Texas native tree.

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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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