Australia is home to over 1500 species of bees. 10 of these are stingless, honey-producing bees such as Tetragonula (formerly known as Trigona) and Austroplebeia. There are a variety of names given to these bees such as native bees, native honey bees and a peculiar one called sweat bees which was named such because it […]
Let us get up close and personal with our unwanted house guests. If you think you know everything there is to know about cockroaches, spiders, rats and other creepy crawlies you are sharing your house with, you’d be amazed to know there’s a lot more you are yet to find out.
Proper hygiene must always be observed most especially when handling and preparing food. This is not only important in the food industry but should also be observed strictly even in domestic settings.
Perhaps when asked which is the oldest pest to ever roam the earth, many of you would say, “cockroach”. Old? Yes, that’s true. After all, they’ve been in existence since around 320 million years ago, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth. But the oldest? Nah… It’s the silverfish. This is not a well-known fact because, […]
Deciding on what to plant and what not to plant in Spring is not much of an issue anymore since we all know the weather allows us to plant ‘almost’ anything we want. Here are some things you ought to try this Spring.
Every garden is a gold mine. They make a good food source as they bristle with both plant and animal life. However, this is also the very reason why you need to take extra measures to maintain the abundance of your garden. Eco-rich gardens attract pests, especially those that are organically grown.
When you ask pet owners what they despise most about when it comes to their fur babies, more often than not, their response would be fleas. Have you got a flea problem with your pets? Your best approach in getting rid of them is to intervene with their life cycle. The methods for first defense […]
Having a termite infestation in your home is a serious problem needing quick and efficient remedy. If you suspect that your home is being infested, it would be best if you ask for urgent professional help. This is something you dare not overlook because if you do, you might be taken aback by the amount […]
Mosquito-borne diseases are now back in the spotlight with the outbreak of Zika virus, which has now been reported to be affecting a rapidly growing list of cases all throughout the globe. Currently, it is said to be present in almost 40 countries, from Norway to North Queensland.
Decades ago, when you call exterminators to get rid of pest problems, pest control companies would just come to your home spraying toxic pesticides. At that time, it was considered as the most effective way of managing pests. This does not include the treatment of the outdoor areas though. Question is, does spraying alone do […]