What Is Witches’ Broom and What Causes It?

December 20, 2022

Unique twists and odd growths aren’t uncommon on our backyard trees (Witches’ Broom); you might even say it gives them character. But if you’ve ever stared at your tree and wondered why that strange nest-like structure looks so deformed, keep in…

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Black Spots on Roses… Why Are They There?

December 6, 2022

Black Spots on Roses: Roses are ancient blooms commonly grown for their beauty and medicinal value. They’re planted in gardens and homes to transform the environment with their elegant colors and delightful fragrance. If you’re looking for a cheap but…

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Why Do I See Silverfish in My Home?

November 22, 2022

This is a question frequently asked of professional pest control experts. Before looking at the possible causes of such an infestation, let’s take a moment to understand the creature itself. What Exactly Is a Silverfish? The name has been known…

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How to Control Carpenter Ants

November 8, 2022

How to Control Carpenter Ants? Are you constantly seeing ants with a dark brown or black coat in your home? If so, it’s very likely you have an infestation of carpenter ants on your property. Carpenter ants can easily be…

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How to Get Rid of Aphids

October 25, 2022

How to Get Rid of Aphids? Many homeowners don’t realize that aphids are one of the most common garden pests. If you want to curb their population and avoid dealing with an infestation, try some of these simple methods for…

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Centipedes 101: What to Know if You Spot Them in Your Home

October 14, 2022

Your home is a place of comfort, but not only for you — plenty of other creatures find it comfortable, too. Of course, many of those creatures might make you less comfortable in your home. Like centipedes, for instance, which can show up…

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5 Facts About Deer Ticks You Need to Know

September 21, 2022

Facts About Deer Ticks: Warmer weather during the summer is considered the most active season for ticks. Two things usually come to mind when people think about ticks. First, they give most people the creepy-crawlies. Second, they dig in and suck…

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Are Cow Ants Dangerous?

September 6, 2022

Here’s a surprising fact: cow ants aren’t ants. They’re wasps. You can identify a cow ant by its red coloring and stark black stripe. The females of the species are wingless, which may explain why they are commonly mistaken for…

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3 Interesting Facts About Moss

August 24, 2022

In the last few decades, the icy landscape in Antarctica has seen a sharp increase in moss presence. This is both due to changes in weather patterns and certain non-indigenous species brought to the region on clothing and equipment. The origins of…

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