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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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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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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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Safety Tips around Bees, Wasps or Hornets

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I was helping my 6 year old son do his home work. One of the assignments is to discuss the safety tips when being near bees. Bees help cross-pollinate in spring time. We don’t want to disturb them, nor being … read more »

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Don’t be grossed out by cockroaches

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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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Creepy myths about bugs

Myths and exaggeration surrounding animals are common, particularly when it comes to the ‘creepy crawlies’ such as spiders, insects, and snakes. Often their abilities are overstated or behaviors are simply ‘invented’ which cause people to fear or loathe them.  In the insect … read more »

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Identify a Spider

There are nearly 1000 different species of spiders located throughout the state of Texas.  Two venomous species of spiders, the black widow (Latrodectus mactans) and the brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) are commonly found in Texas. Both of these species of … read more »

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Scary Bugs.!!!

Entomophobia, derived from the Greek words “entomos”(insects) and “phobos”(fear), is the fear of insects or “bugs”. A fear of insects is quite normal. Some people are so afraid of insects that it can affect their ability to function normally in society … read more »

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