Tag Archives: Eco-friendly

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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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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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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Raspberry Crazy Ants in Austin Texas

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Raspberry Crazy Ants

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Bees Bees Please Go Away

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If you want to keep bees away, you can try the following methods by yourself.  If you have a bee colony that is potentially hazardous to your safety and it is necessary to get rid of them, call the professional … 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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Summer Pest Prevention–keep ticks and mosquitos from bitting

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Reminders for your protection from summer bugs on summer Solstice of 2013. http://www.pestworld.org/news-and-views/pest-articles/articles/summer-pest-prevention/

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Night Time Swarmers – Formosan Termites

We don’t see many Formosan subterranean termites in Austin, Texas, but they still exist in Texas.  The Formosan subterranean termite acquired its name because it was first described in Taiwan (as known as Formosa) in the early 20th century.  Since 1960s … read more »

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