What Are These Black and Orange Bugs?

What Are These Black and Orange Bugs?

A few days before Halloween, you could see some unexpected flashes of black and orange that aren’t your decorations. There is nothing wrong with your vision. What you’re seeing may be a bug called a box elder.   What is a Box Elder? The adult length...
Why Do Woodpeckers Peck On Wood?

Why Do Woodpeckers Peck On Wood?

The woodpecker’s call is unlike any other. Find out why woodpeckers drill into wood and trees and even metal, and find out what you can do to prevent woodpeckers from damaging your home.   Why Do Woodpeckers Peck on Metal? Woodpeckers use a different...
Are All Ladybugs Female?

Are All Ladybugs Female?

Nope. Contrary to popular belief, ladybugs are both male and female. “Ladybug” has a mystical connection to the Virgin Mary. How did the ladybug get its name? This page explains the name’s origin and connection to Mary. The name of this beetle...
How Do Rodent Bait Stations Work?

How Do Rodent Bait Stations Work?

What is a Bait Station? A rodent bait station is a box designed specifically for rats and mice. At these stations, you can kill rodents with poison. This reduces the possibility that curious children or dogs will eat the baits. Putting out bait at a station is a...
What Is The Best Groundhog Bait?

What Is The Best Groundhog Bait?

Groundhog Facts If you see any chewed wood or plants, little heaps of earth near a burrow entrance, or other plainly chewed materials, it’s time to set a trap. The groundhog’s remarkable burrows are the result of its strong claws. In order for groundhogs...
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