How to Attract Fireflies to Your Yard

There is nothing more exciting than being a kid and experiencing that joy of catching your first firefly in your hand.  Peering into your cupped hands, watching the light blink on and off.  Have you ever wondered how you can make your backyard more appealing to those beautiful little creatures? Creating a Firefly Oasis in your Backyard       …

What’s the Difference? Millipedes and Centipedes

Millipedes and centipedes…you probably know them as those insects with all the legs.  What are the real differences between centipedes and millipedes?   Do you know?  Before we get to the differences, let’s note a few similarities. Both centipedes and millipedes are considered arthropods.  In other words, they are invertebrates that have an exoskeleton and a segmented body.  They are …

Zika Virus

It’s still on news, you’ve been talking about it over the water cooler at work….Zika Virus. What can you do to protect yourself and your family? Thanks to American Chemical Society/Reactions for permission to use this video. Want to know more about our Mosquito Control Treatments? Call today to schedule your first appointment 770-962-4240

Butterfly vs Moth – What’s the Difference?

You’re outside, you see a bright orange and black butterfly flying around.  You make a quick grab for your phone to take a photo.  You pause to reflect on the beauty of the day and in the world.  You breathe in the clean air.  You are Zen…you become one with nature.  Later that night, your kids come inside after playing …

The Boxelder Bug

December 30, 2015 Latin name: Boisea trivittata   (“tri” – three and “vittata” – banded) Where does it live: North America in boxelder, maple and ash trees Size: The adults will grow to about 12.5 millimeters Color: They are primarily dark brown or black with red wing veins and markings on the bottom Diet: The feed almost exclusively on the …