For anyone looking for natural alternatives to using insecticides, bugs that eat aphids are an absolute gift! This article discusses some of the best little pest control agents in the insect world.
Beetles are some of the most fascinating animals on the planet. Green iridescent beetles, in particular, have piqued the curiosity of anyone who has chanced upon them outdoors. This article explores some of these amazing insects.
On average, natural no see um repellents last for two to three hours. Having to reapply insect spray isn’t necessarily at the top of your priority list while you’re out having fun in the sun on vacation.
The answer is not as simple as one may believe. After all, no see ums and non-biting midges belong to very complex fly families, with around 5,600 and 10,000 species, correspondingly.
Tomato hornworms appear menacing, even dangerous. That was my first impression, until my husband, using his bare fingers, snagged one from a tomato…
No see ums are brutes. These inconspicuous biting midges exist in over 4000 species. Conventional repellents have proven successful for some individuals but…
Floridians know what’s biting. After all, they spend their waking and sleeping hours in the sunny state. Tourists or those simply passing through,…
When dealing with a no see um situation, what is your first line of defense? What do you do to soothe the inflammation…
How would you feel if someone called you a “cockroach”? I’d be irked and, probably, incensed. Why? It all boils down to what we connect cockroaches with.
We find them nasty, obnoxious, repulsive, and downright dirty. No one wants to be a cockroach.
With that said, if you wouldn’t react well to being called a cockroach, you most certainly wouldn’t want an actual cockroach, or hundreds of cockroaches, for that matter, living in your space.
Unfortunately, those sly, filthy insects have made their way into your home, and you’re looking for ways to get rid of them, and in record time.
You’re in the right place. In this article, I look at the nuts and bolts of how to get rid of cockroaches at home quickly, so that you can stop being housemates.
One morning, my gorgeous furry feline had an unpleasant encounter with what appeared to be a beetle. She fiddled with it momentarily, but…
Traditionally used as a form of alternative medicine, the neem tree is known for treating multiple conditions, even before written records became available.
In the same breath, a derivative of the neem tree—neem oil—has found its way into many households as a pesticide for several insects and bugs.
The sulfuric-smelling oil is not only effective against cockroaches. Many claims hold that it can be used agriculturally to decimate aphids.
Is there a basis for such a claim?
Are there any studies or research available to substantiate neem oil’s presumed effectiveness against plant lice (another name for aphids)?
Whatever doubts you have about using neem oil in your garden to fight against the formidable aphid, this article will lay them to rest.
Let’s answer the question of ‘does neem oil kill aphids?’