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.
Tomato hornworms appear menacing, even dangerous. That was my first impression, until my husband, using his bare fingers, snagged one from a tomato plant, and squashed it beneath his foot. Like many gardeners and cultivators of the land, inexperienced or otherwise, you’ve stumbled across this caterpillar, and want to know more about it. That’s the […]
No see ums are brutes. These inconspicuous biting midges exist in over 4000 species. Conventional repellents have proven successful for some individuals but have left others with a bad taste in the mouth. If you prefer to use nature-derived elements from plants, the information within this article will be of immense value. Are you ready […]
Floridians know what’s biting. After all, they spend their waking and sleeping hours in the sunny state. Tourists or those simply passing through, might be oblivious to the woes that await them. While Florida is a great state to put down roots, Floridians know all too well that it’s also a haven for mosquitoes and […]
No see ums are tiny biting midges of the Ceratopogonidae family. They are nuisances to domesticated and wild animals, and humans alike. Their bites cause discomfort and severe reactions in some individuals. If you’ve ever asked the question, “why do no see ums bite?” this article explains in simple terms. Why Do No See Ums […]
Aphids are a gardener’s worst nightmare. They are tiny plant lice that could go unnoticed unless you stalk your garden as I do. As you already know, aphids are difficult to get rid of. They breed quickly, and as soon as you’ve gotten an infestation under control, another nasty outbreak pursues. That’s how aphids work, […]
When dealing with a no see um situation, what is your first line of defense? What do you do to soothe the inflammation that occurs? Do you simply wait it out, or rush for your clear nail polish to dab to the area as some sources recommend doing? Whatever no see bite treatment routine you […]
It’s not polite to go around calling people ugly. If you aren’t careful, you might receive a proper beatdown for it (a well-deserved one at that). While it’s improper to berate and belittle a fellow man, insects are different. They’re fair game. You can go around looking for the ugliest bug in the world (and […]