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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does Frigid Weather Kill Insect Pests?

Does Frigid Weather Kill Insect Pests? NO! Fridged weather Does Not Reduce Pest Population Some Insect Species hibernate. Others Thrive Indoors with Us. The bone-chilling weather around the northeast and much of the nation does not mean that insect pests … read more »

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