Frequently Asked Questions About Sugar Ants

What are Sugar Ants? Also known as Camponotus Consobrinus, odorous house ants, and simply banded sugar ants, this insect gets its name because of its diet. Sugar ants collect sugar substance from flowers and plants secretion. They also collect honeydew sap...
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How to Get Rid of Wind Scorpions

One pest that is often found in gardens in California, Texas, and along the Canadian border is the wind scorpion. Wind scorpions go by a number of different names and are also known as sun spiders and camel spiders. While...
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5 Ways to Get Rid of Caterpillars

Caterpillars are cute fuzzy little bugs that turn into beautiful butterflies but they can also be a gardener’s worst nightmare because the caterpillar needs to eat enormous volumes of plant material in order to be able to transform from larvae...
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What are Kissing Bugs and How to Get Rid of Them

What are Kissing Bugs? Formally known as triatomines, there are 12 species that live in the United States. They have received the name ‘kissing bugs’ because they normally will bite people near their mouths at night while they sleep. These bugs...
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Thrips – How to Get Rid of Them

What are Thrips? Thrips are tiny, slender insects with fringed wings. They are also known as thunder flies/bugs, storm flies, and corn lice. These pests feed on plants and animals by puncturing them and sucking up their contents. This is especially...
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