How to Get Rid of Gnats

Gnats: A Guide To Getting Rid of Them Did you ever wonder what is that black tiny little bug that buzz around your ears and eyes? Sometimes it is a fly or a mosquito, but if it looks even smaller it may be a gnat. These extremely annoying two-winged flying insects are attracted by moisture and organic materials, especially in soil and plants. They are not limited to soil and plants, sometimes they even enter our living area and can cause a huge amount of frustration and discomfort if you do not know how to get rid of them right away. Gnats are fairly harmless but sometimes they carry parasites which cause diseases in humans, plants, and livestock. Plant roots are their food, if they are not eliminated in time they multiply in numbers and end up killing plants with their excessive feeding habits. The good news is, they are…

How to Get Rid of Horse Flies

Horse Flies: How to control them What are they? Horse flies are one of the most vicious types of flies. Horse flies have cutting and ripping kind of mouthparts. They are an annoyance for cattle; horse flies (chiefly females) land upon the figure of livestock and bite them to obtain their blood. And dissimilar from mosquitoes, the puncture of a horse fly is extremely excruciating. They are armed with sharp jaws that can rip flesh. Horse flies are most lively in moist and warm environments, which are why they are typically discovered near coasts and ponds or low-lying meadows and streams. How harmful are they? Horse fly bites are agonizing and may bring about infectious toxicities if the bite is not correctly cured. On the other hand, the blood-sucking pests are not often associated in the spread of disease, not like mosquitoes and ticks. Bug repellents hardly ever discourage horse…

Insecticide Sprayers For Killing Bugs

Choosing the right insecticide sprayer to apply your insecticide or pesticide can make all the difference in the world. Do a little research and you will soon find out that there is more than just one type of insecticide sprayer available for you to use. Different sprayers are used for different applications, and where you are applying the insecticide will determine the type of sprayer needed. Some sprayers are best fit for small jobs around the inside or outside of your home. Other sprayers are geared more toward commercial use, for agricultural areas and larger buildings. You can start your search on the internet, or step foot into one of your local hardware stores. There, you will find a vast array to choose from. Some insecticide sprayers are made of a specific plastic and others are made of stainless steel. Most come with the canister and sprayer already assembled. The…

Combating Garden Pests

It is a good idea to learn about garden pests most common in your area. This is the only way to keep your plants safe. By learning the signs left behind on your plants, you can often know what is ailing them by the evidence you find and finding the appropriate pesticide to combat any infestation. Some conditions can make your garden susceptible to infestation of ¬†lawn pests, such as inadequate drainage. One way a lawn pest can harm a plant is by sucking nutrition from them. This will inevitably destroy their leaves, stems, roots, and buds. Some common garden pests are slugs, snails, mites and grasshoppers. A large infestation of grasshoppers can completely destroy a lawn because they will devour the stems, grass, vegetables, leaves and fruit. Another common pest is called a spider mite. It is indigenous to North America and attacks both indoor and outdoor plants. This…