Spiders, Huh! What Are They Good For?
While spiders in Georgia may come off as more feared than functional, most are actually harmless to humans and quite helpful. (In fact, of the 55 known species of spiders found in Georgia, only two – the black widow and the brown recluse – are dangerous to humans.) Fall is the spiders’ mating season, so…Read More
The Most Common Pests That Invade Georgia Homes During The Fall, And How To Manage Them
The approach of winter brings happiness to many, if only because it means Christmas is right around the corner, but that cold weather also comes with insects looking for some kind of shelter where they can ride out the freezing temperatures until spring arrives. There are a number of bugs that gravitate towards your home…Read More
An Elderly Woman Was Literally Eaten Alive By Thousands Of Tiny Mites Within Her Georgia Nursing Home
Complaints of neglect and failure to address health issues such as bedbug infestations are not uncommon when it comes to many nursing homes. They are often characterized in popular culture as being places where people send their aging relatives to die when they can’t or won’t take care of them at the end of their…Read More
How Georgia Residents Can Keep Kudzu Bugs And Stink Bugs Out Of Their Home
The fall and winter seasons see insect pests entering homes and buildings in order to avoid the coming winter cold. This is why it is important for homeowners in the state to begin taking preventative measures against insect infestations during the summer months. Two invasive insect species, Kudzu bugs and stink bugs, often gravitate into…Read More
You Can Fly how long?
You Can Fly how long? Researchers have just discovered the insect that makes the longest trek away from home when they migrate for the winter. The winner is under two inches long, has transparent wings…and is a dragonfly, specifically the Pantala flavescens, aka the wandering glider. These little guys travel an incredible 4,400 miles or…Read More