Garden Bug Spray

As an avid gardener with wonderful summer tomatoes, or a fragrant herb garden growing in your kitchen window, a garden bug spray is always a necessity. Sometimes all you have are a few Japanese Beetles searching for something delicious to eat, and they believe the goodies are the ones that you planted, of course. Other times, you walk out to your garden and it seems, overnight, you have an infestation of aphids. A good garden bug spray is something you are going to need in your arsenal of defense against these pests. Japanese Beetles, in their native habitat, Japan, are not destructive because they are controlled by natural enemies. Here in the U.S. they are extremely destructive. If you have already encountered these guys in your rose bushes or on your grape vines, you know this to be true. They destroy the plant by eating the plant material between the…

Garden Bug Control

Garden bug control is probably among the top do it yourself pest control projects you have. Whether you have a prize winning garden, or are just wanting to enjoy some home grown produce, you will soon learn that there are predators in your garden. There are little bugs that want to enjoy what you have planted and grown long before you do. Garden bug control doesn't have to seem like a daunting task, or one you need to hire a professional for. There are many products on the market that will fit your needs. You also have a choice to use a synthetic pesticide or insecticide, or an earth friendly insecticide or pesticide. People who choose to use the latter form may have concerns with their kids coming in contact with it, or the family dog running through a freshly applied pest control product. Many people have an assumption when…

Combating Beetles

Beetle control has become a serious problem for citizens of the United States. One reason is due to the fact that the largest number of known species in one group is the beetle. One of the most common types of beetle is the ladybug. This particular beetle is commonly used to control aphids that are attacking rose bushes. Ladybugs are not harmful to your plants and can be a great source of chemical-free pest control. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if every species were friendly and helpful for our plants? However, this is not the case. Most beetle species can be detrimental to a garden or a flowerbed. If beetles are found, you need to seek some professional advice from someone that specializes in beetle control. With upwards of a million different beetles being identified, it can be confusing to figure out which exact type is causing a problem. If someone…

Beetle Control Questions

There are a lot of chemicals available on the market to help you with beetle control. It would be in any home owners best interest to consult a professional with pest control questions, as much information as possible regarding the look and size of the beetle in question. It would be best if the homeowner could carry a bug in with them so the professional can identify the beetle and advise them of the proper products needed to control this pest. Please bear in mind that using a beetle trap attracts the pests, and any plants in the flight path could be in serious danger of being attacked. Choosing any form of beetle control must be done wisely. It is best to take some time and do a little research before you consider the best option. This will depend greatly on the exact type of beetle that is found. This…

Tempo Dust Ant Poison / Insecticide

Tempo Dust ant poison is referred to as the “all around” dust because it works on both crawling insects and flying insects. It is a do it yourself pesticide that should be applied with the proper injecting or dusting equipment. Tempo Dust insecticide kills on contact and is easy to apply. To apply this product either in the home, or outside, just spread it with a Bello's duster into any crevices, cracks, weep holes and anywhere else you think an insect could get in or inhabit. Then simply leave the product alone and it will take care of the pests that are plaguing you. An important tip to remember is to make sure that there is not a breeze or draft that will disturb the dust once it has been applied.When you are using Tempo Dust ant poison for outdoor ant control problems on the pesky ant piles that seem to pop…

Confused by Confused Flour Beetles?

Confused Flour Beetles and Other Pantry Pests   Pests in your pantry are as common as grass and are not only in your home but are in the grocery store and even in the factory where your cereal, beans or flour was packaged. There are different types of bugs, such as confused flour beetles, that you are feeding and giving a nice home to; beetles, weevils and moths live in all stages, egg, larva, pupa and adult, at the same time in your kitchen cupboard. Even dry pet food and bird seed can harbor these pests.   You may first notice that your dry goods are infested by seeing a weevil walk across your kitchen counter or a small moth flying out of your cupboard. At that time you need to try to find the main source of these bugs. It may well be an unopened package of pasta, popcorn…