How to thin your mosquito population

Published by : Doug

How to thin your mosquito population

When spring is in the air, other annoying pests also take to the air: mosquitos.  Here are some preventive measures that you can take to help keep your local mosquito population in check.

So what exactly is a mole? Moles can be considered pests, especially in gardens and lawns.

Have you ever seen a mole before?  Beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder!  That being said, here is a description of moles and their habits.

Are Groundhogs gumming up your garden? A good groundhog trap, useful for trapping groundhogs, woodchucks, and other pests.

Besides burrowing large dens in your yard, groundhogs/woodchucks (members of the squirrel family) are also notorious for consuming tasty greens from your garden and flower beds. Sure, you could use commercial poisons and deadly traps…But is it really worth that much trouble?

Make your own Mole deterrent

There are lots of chemicals out there that you can use to keep moles from your home.  However, you can keep moles away from your yard or garden with a home made mole deterrent.

Getting rid of ants…Naturally!

Ants can be a major pain to get rid of, and their numbers seem endless. However, there are some steps that you can take to decimate their population in your home.

Termite prevention

Termites are very efficient at gaining access into your home.  To reduce your chances of a termite infestation, try the following steps:

Household pets vs. moles Dogs like to dig up moles in the yard, as well as other pests.  Pets can be good for pest removal.

Do you have a dog or cat that loves going in the yard? If so, you just might have an automated mole removal machine!

How to build a mole trap

Are you plagued by moles, but do not want to spend money on a lethal trap? Find out how you can build your own trap and rid your yard of your unwanted guests.

Saying goodbye to Japanese Beetles Japanese beetles can quickly do damage to plants in your garden.

Gardening can be a fun and relaxing enjoyment.  However, it is definitely NOT enjoying when Japanese beetles decide to munch away on your garden harvest.  Let’s talk about ways to get rid of these annoying little pests.

Checking for termites Termites can quickly destroy wood structures within your home and garden.

If left unchecked, termites can quickly destroy structural framing and other wood-based support.   You should learn the signs of infestation, inspect every year or two, and consult a professional when you have any questions.