How to Kill a Cockroach Without Touching It

This shouldn’t come as a surprise to you — cockroaches are disgusting creatures. You really don’t want to touch them! Luckily, there are a lot of effective ways to kill cockroaches without touching them. But remember that these methods will not completely eliminate cockroach infestations because they don’t target eggs. They can only help reduce … Read more

The Biological Control of Whiteflies

Whiteflies are another pest that can infest your garden. They are a little harder to detect compared to other garden pests because they thrive on the underside of leaves. You have to keep your garden clean and inspect leaves regularly to prevent these sap-sucking insects from thriving. But what if they already are? The biological … Read more

Get Rid of Garden Slugs Naturally

Slugs are considered garden pests because of the damage they can do to your plants. They will eat pretty much anything in your garden — from leaves and stems to fruits and vegetables. But getting rid of garden slugs can be tricky. They are not insects that you can kill by just buying and spraying … Read more

Arachnophobia — A Quick Overview

There are thousands of spider species out there, and, yes, some of them are venomous. So, for some people, this is a good enough reason to be afraid of spiders. But what if your fear is so intense that it becomes irrational and has physical and mental symptoms that are affecting your daily life? If … Read more

Do House Spiders Bite Humans?

Many people are afraid of spiders. There are reasons for this — with the risk of spider bites being one of the most prominent fears that people have. But do house spiders bite humans? And if so, do you really have to be afraid? Well, the answer is yes and no… Why do house spiders … Read more

How to Stop Squirrels from Eating Plants

Squirrels are rodents, but most people don’t find them quite as repulsive as other rodents like, say, rats and mice. Squirrels look cute and appear timid. However, they can still cause destruction in your garden — eating your plants etc. Here are some effective ways to stop squirrels from eating plants, enabling your garden to … Read more

How to Get Rid of a Squirrel in the Basement

Squirrels may be cute-looking animals. But don’t let their cute and innocent facade fool you… Squirrels can be dangerous — they can attack (when threatened), spread diseases, and can also cause damage to your home. One of the areas in your home where squirrels can thrive is in your basement. So, here’s how you can … Read more