With the nicer weather upon us, it feels great to be able to spend more time outside. But when we do, there’s always a chance we’ll unintentionally bring some unwanted guests into our house with us. Like most insects, spring is the time when fleas and ticks become extremely active. What’s worse, once they’re in your home, they can be particularly tricky to get rid of. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to prevent them from getting in.
It’s October, which means the spooky season has arrived! Many of us love to grab some pumpkins to make fun—or haunting—Jack-o’-lanterns and pumpkin pies from scratch. However, kids aren’t the only ones eager for tasty treats: garden pests love them, too!
Out of all the creatures that can invade your home, none are as annoying and difficult to get rid of as fleas. So what should you do if you find yourself (and/or your pets) itching and scratching because of a flea infestation? Here are a few tips that should help you fight back.
The warmer months are here, and the flowers are all blooming. It’s common knowledge that the beauty we see in spring is thanks to the most famous pollinator: the bee. Bees play an essential role not just in our garden, but around the world.
As we’ve discussed recently, honey bees can actually be very helpful. For example, about 1/3 of all food consumed in the U.S. can be attributed to pollination from the honey bee, according to the USDA. That’s about $15 billion in crops each year!