Are Butterflies Just Beautiful?

Are Butterflies Just Beautiful?

While we like to talk about insects that are mean, dangerous, or destructive (and how to get rid of them), there’s one insect that homeowners often want to attract. We’re talking about butterflies, of course. You may be surprised to learn that there are more than 150 species of butterflies in Maryland! They are quite beautiful, but are butterflies only something pretty to look at, or do they play a role in our ecosystem? And are there any dangerous species?

What Kind of Bugs Are in Your Basement?

What Kind of Bugs Are in Your Basement?

The weather in our region may be warmer than usual, but that won’t stop some creepy crawly critters from invading your home. One key area bugs like to colonize is basements. Whether finished or not, basements often offer ideal conditions for bugs to make their homes.

Where Do Bugs Go in the Winter?

Where Do Bugs Go in the Winter?

Gnats, flies, mosquitos, bees…we’re used to seeing and hearing them frequently in spring, summer, and sometimes fall. But they’re obviously not around when the weather starts to turn cold. So where do they go? What do they do? What do they eat? You’d think it’s so cold that they’d all die, yet every year they come back like clockwork.

With Holiday Plants Also Comes Holiday Bug Infestations

With Holiday Plants Also Comes Holiday Bug Infestations

Few things help brighten up your home and put your family into the holiday spirit more than fresh plants. Whether it’s a lively poinsettia, a robust fir tree, or some holly wreathes, this time of year is full of plants and flowers that bring cheer and warmth to an otherwise cold season. Unfortunately, with these festive decorations also comes holiday bugs!

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