How to get rid of mice in your house

Taking a stand on the mice invasion!!! As cooler weather approaches, guess who is looking for a warm place to spend their Winter??? That’s right, MICE! These pesky little creatures don’t hibernate they mate, breed, and frighten the heck out of people all year long. In the winter months, they want to be warm and stay within a close proximity …

Crazy Ants Are Becoming a Dangerous Invasive Species

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Crazy ants on the loose The crazy ant, a South American native, arrived in Texas around 15 years ago and has been spreading throughout the US ever since. This bug is a classic case of an invasive species, having spread as far east as Florida and as far north as South Carolina. Their numbers rise very quickly because their colonies …

Emerald Ash Borer’s in Iowa

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Will Wasps Stop the Emerald Ash Borer’s Destruction in Iowa? Will Wasps Stop the Emerald Ash Borer’s Destruction in Iowa? The emerald ash borer most likely came to America in 2002 on a cargo ship carrying ash wood. This native of East Asia is an invasive species in the US and has been highly destructive to ash trees. This little …

Don’t Let Japanese Beetles Ruin Your Summer

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What is a Japanese beetle? This pest is half an inch long and half an inch wide, metallic green bug, and may not appear to be much of a threat. However, it has the potential to wreak havoc on your landscape. They prefer roses, grapes, and hibiscus but will eat 350 different species of plants. This beetle is an invasive …