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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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Raspberry Crazy Ants in Austin Texas

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Raspberry Crazy Ants

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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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Make Your Own Natural Mosquito Repellent

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The essential oils that work well against mosquitoes are: cinnamon oil lemon eucalyptus oil citronella oil castor oil Safe carrier oils and alcohols include: olive oil sunflower oil any other cooking oil witch hazel vodka Natural Mosquito Repellent Recipe Mix … 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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Keep pests off your holidays food

Do you have leftover holiday food?  Are you worried the clusters in the kitchen attract bugs? Here are some tips to keep pests off your kitchen.  Prevention is always a first line of defense against pests. Immediately wipe up any … read more »

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Organic vs. Non-Organic Pesitcides

Does it matter to use organic or non-organic pesticide? For our blue planet and next generation, it seems an important matter. Check the ingrendiants of the pesticides that your pest control company use. Even they claim that their are organic … read more »

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