True honey bees are quite particular about where they construct their hives. Food (lots of fresh flowers!) has to be within a five-mile radius of the chosen location for the hive. The hives are built inside dead or dying trees in the wild, while "cultured" bees live in man-made hives in backyards. Since honey bees generally leave people alone and will not bother you, your picnic or barbecue, or sting for no good reason, you should never attempt to remove a honey bee hive if and when you discover one (at least, not on your own!
If you have a mouse infestation in your home, then you may take certain measures to eradicate the rodents. This is called a pest management plan and may involve a number of different things, like placing traps in your home. However, if you still see evidence of mice, then you may feel as though you are losing the pest control battle. If so, keep reading to learn why.
Mice Are Naturally Weary Of Traps
For most homeowners, crickets are—quite simply put—annoying. It's hard to like crickets when they keep you awake with their chirping. Still, crickets are a fascinating insect. Listed below are five interesting facts about those pesky insects in your yard.
1. Some Crickets Are Infected With Parasitic Worms
Historically, crickets have been an important food source for people around the globe. But that doesn't mean that you should start collecting the crickets in your yard for a late night snack.
If your home is suddenly overcome with mosquitoes and you've checked every place possible for standing water, look a little deeper into the problem. You could have standing water in your crawl space. This location can contain moisture or enough water to sustain mosquitoes and their larvae. Because mosquitoes can potentially harbor and transmit infectious diseases, it's critical that you locate and eradicate the pests now. Here's how your crawl space attracts mosquitoes and what you can do to treat both issues.
Cockroaches do not enjoy cold temperatures. They may hibernate or die off during the cooler months. But as soon as the weather begins to warm up, they go about finding food, laying eggs and seeking a dark, moist home. This means that cockroaches may begin to infest your home when the temperatures begin to increase. If you notice even a single cockroach in your home, it is important to begin to take action to remove these pests.