Summer time is here, which means lazy afternoons by the pool or grill, lounging in the backyard, resting peacefully…until..YOW! Those flies bite! Learn a bit more about the pesky yellow fly, and what you can do to combat it.
The poor opossum: loved by few, scoffed at by many, and labelled as little more than a dumb animal that merits either a shotgun blast or bludgeon. He is rabid, hisses, eats children, defecates where he wants, runs one out of house and home…The list goes on.
Sure, they look like a cricket on steroids. Yes, they have apparently wicked claws. But, other than appearance, they are not harmful to you. However, your yard is an entirely different matter. Join us as we discuss the best ways to rid your lawn of mole crickets.
With the onset of winter, we tend to spend more time in our cozy, warm homes. Unfortunately, unwanted critters also tend to flock to this source of warmth…From mice and squirrels to other, larger pests.
There is nothing quite as repulsive as a roach scuttling across the floor. Unfortunately, one roach usually leads to many, so it is a problem that needs to be dealt with decisively, before the roaches run you out of your own home.
If you have cats and/or small dogs, you know that they enjoy the outdoors; exploring is in their nature. That being said, many household pets are at a disadvantage in the outdoors, especially when it comes to other, wild animals.
Raccoons are always thought of as cute, inquisitive creatures, with a penchant for mischief and fun. Although this can be true, they can also be a rather troublesome nuisance in your home and garden (and they can be mean to boot!).
A lot of people think mice are cute. From Mickey Mouse, to Mighty Mouse, to Jerry, they can be cute in cartoons and movies with French chefs. But, the reality is that mice can be damaging to your home.
Despite their cute, armored appearance, armadillos can cause tremendous damage in yards, gardens and golf courses.
Groundhog Day aside, groundhogs are actually interesting creatures (I hear that they make a great stew, but I have yet to put that to the test). That being said, they can be nuisances in the garden, but there are non-lethal ways to control them.