No-see-ums can put a damper on your outdoor activities when the weather warms. But did you know that they can invade your home and bite you indoors too? Use their small size against them when you choose the right window screen mesh to keep these pests outside your home.
When Do Mosquitoes Come Out Every year, the sign that mosquito season has started comes in the form of itchy red bumps on our skin. Mosquitoes are, arguably, the most annoying aspect of summer. We generally associate them with hot summer days. However, these insect enemies actually emerge sooner than the scorching days of summer. Depending on which state you live in, mosquitoes may buzz around for most of the year. The general rule of thumb is that mosquitoes exit hibernation once the temperature reaches 50 degrees Fahrenheit. In the US, mosquito season in southern states like Florida and Hawaii...
No-see-ums, also known as biting midges, can wreak havoc on your skin during warm and humid weather. Read about scientific research that suggests zap traps are effective against these pests, and learn what else you can do to deter the red, itchy bites of these backyard invaders.
Solitary mason bees are effective pollinators that can keep your garden flourishing. You can help them set up camp in your yard by providing them with a place to stay. Learn why and how a bee hotel or bee lodge can help pollinators – and you!