Why Are Mosquitoes Important?

Why Are Mosquitoes Important?

They pollinate!⁠ ⁠ YUP….these little buggers actually HELP fertilize our food chain.⁠ ⁠ They have a purpose in the eco-system, along with being food for other insects, like dragonflies.⁠ ⁠ Commonly used pesticides not only kill mosquitoes, but other beneficial...
6 Herbs Mosquitoes Hate

6 Herbs Mosquitoes Hate

Here are 6 herbs mosquitoes hate and 5 ways to use them. Planting & using herbs is an excellent addition to your integrated pest control plan.  It’s a safe & eco-friendly way to manage mosquitoes so you can comfortably enjoy the outdoors! 6 Ways to Use...
5 Reasons Mosquitos Love You

5 Reasons Mosquitos Love You

Do mosquitoes love you?  Here are 5 reasons why that may be! #1 Your Carbon Dioxide The carbon dioxide that we release when we breathe can be felt by mosquitos up to 30 feet away.  And when we are breathing more heavily (working out, gardening, hiking) they can find...
4 Facts About Permethrin You May Not Know

4 Facts About Permethrin You May Not Know

Do you know what you’re spraying on yourself, your kids, your pets or your lawn for insect control?⁠ ⁠ It’s likely permethrin.⁠ This is an insecticide in the pyrethroid family.⁠ ⁠ Pyrethroids are synthetic chemicals made from the chrysanthemum flower, as...
7 Safety Tips for Ticks During Family Hikes

7 Safety Tips for Ticks During Family Hikes

Since ticks are most active from March to mid-May and from mid-August to November, we are approaching that time again it’s extra important to be mindful when we are outdoors!⁠ ⁠ Here are 7 safety tips for you and your family:⁠ ⁠ 1. Wear long sleeve...