Are Earwigs Harmful?

Are Earwigs Harmful?

Can an earwig hurt myself or my family? While earwigs could technically bite humans, it’s highly unlikely that they would. After all, these insects don’t need blood meals like bed bugs or mosquitoes to survive, so they don’t seek out human hosts. However, if you...
Know The Difference Between Ticks and Bedbugs

Know The Difference Between Ticks and Bedbugs

You never want to see a tick on your body or a bed bug in your home. And especially when it comes to the latter, seeing one usually means there are others around. On the surface, ticks and bed bugs might seem similar: They are both pests that like to bite and feed on...
Simple Tips to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Simple Tips to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Fruit flies are one of the most common household pests and they can be a huge nuisance for homeowners. Not only that, but researchers have found that fruit flies can “transfer bacteria from a contaminated source, food, or waste to surfaces or ready-to-eat food. Not to...
Murder Hornets in Phoenix

Murder Hornets in Phoenix

In December 2019, a dead Asian giant hornet was found and positively identified for the first time in Washington state. Until then, there had only been documented reports of Asian giant hornets in British Columbia, so this was the first documented and confirmed report...
Here Come the Bees

Here Come the Bees

Here Come the Bees Spring is here, and Honey Bees may be too. Frequently we hear about stories of stinging insects during spring and summer, there’s nothing to worry about—unlike yellowjackets (which also nest in the ground, but only in the FALL, never in the...
With Rain Comes Weeds

With Rain Comes Weeds

With Rain Comes Weeds Spring in the Sonoran desert is a beautiful thing, especially after a winter that brought the occasional soaking rain storm. Wildflowers are blooming, birds are everywhere, gardens are beautiful. Except for the weeds. Yes, the rain...