Fact or Fake: Writing Spiders are Good for your Gardens!

Writing Spiders are Good for your Gardens: Fact Writing spiders are VERY beneficial to your garden because they help catch and kill, flies, bees, wasps, mosquitoes, aphids, moths and beetles.  And the writing spiders are NOT poisonous to humans. Writing Spiders go by many names: yellow garden spider, black and yellow garden spider, golden garden spider, zigzag spider, corn spider, or McKinley spider.   So, if …

FACT or FAKE: Does squishing a cockroach release it’s eggs?

Squishing a cockroach releases it’s eggs: Fake Most species of cockroaches will bundle their eggs in a egg case, called a ootheca.  The female cockroaches will deposit these oothecas in various places around your home.  As it sits, the protein substance surrounding the egg case hardens, protecting the eggs inside.  One ootheca can have anywhere from 10-50 eggs inside, depending on …