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How Many Carpenter Bee Traps Do You Need?

How Many Carpenter Bee Traps Do You Need?

Make Sure You Protect Your Whole Property One of the most common questions we are asked is, “How many traps do I need?” To help find your answer, it is important to know each trap has a 15-foot working radius. That means 15 feet in any direction of the trap will be protected from carpenter bees. If you know carpenter bees are interested in more than a 15-foot span of your home, we always suggest installing more than one trap. Having proper coverage is truly the best way to keep your home safe. To determine the exact number of traps...

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Backyard Decor Tips for You and The Bees

Backyard Decor Tips for You and The Bees

Doesn’t it seem like every movie or magazine has an enchanting outdoor patio scene? Can’t you just picture the whole family gathered around a gorgeous reclaimed barnwood table, covered by a trellis dripping with flowering vines and vintage lighting? And then summer comes, and you realize that dream is thousands of dollars away and countless hours of work. But don’t let that get you down! You can still spruce up your garden area with some quick and easy tricks that don’t break the bank. Follow these tips to create your own magical garden. 1.  Clean up your yard. This is...

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Do Tiki Torches Work for Mosquitoes?

Do Tiki Torches Work for Mosquitoes?

No. So what really works? Have you ever wondered why your fun citronella tiki torches don’t seem to protect you from mosquitoes? You may have a half dozen or so lined up perfectly around your deck, patio, or recreational area. The festive ambience they create seems perfect for your summer evening. But the truth is, those torches aren’t effective unless you stand directly next to the flame. To keep yourself and your family safe, you’ll need a more than a few tiki torches.   Personal protection for everyone is a good idea and should be your first line of defense....

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Attract the Good Bugs & Eliminate the Bad

Attract the Good Bugs & Eliminate the Bad

Here are the best bugs for your garden Getting pesky insects like mosquitoes out of your yard can feel like a never-ending chore. There are millions of chemical-laden products designed to help eliminate these pests. But applying them can be expensive and time consuming, and chemicals often harm more than just their intended victims. These solutions often end up hurting the good bugs that keep your garden and yard functioning well. Good bugs? Is there really such a thing? The answer is yes! There are many harmless and helpful insects that live harmoniously with us and keep the bad ones...

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Get Active & Don’t Worry About Mosquitoes!

Get Active & Don’t Worry About Mosquitoes!

Mosquito Repellent Wristbands Keep the Mosquitos Away Is there anything better than enjoying the outdoors on a warm summer night? Those long, lovely twilight hours where the fireflies begin to show their lights. The neighbor kids running and biking up and down the street. The smells of grills and bonfires mixed with fragrant summer blooms and fresh-cut grass. No matter where we live in the US, we can likely all envision this familiar scene. We can also feel the incredible frustration of being eaten alive by mosquitoes! Wouldn’t it be great if we could enjoy our favorite outdoor activities without...

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