pest problems in country living
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pest problems in country living

I knew that living in the country would come with a lot of changes, but I didn't realize how many pests I would have to deal with each day. Even the winter came with its own pest problems. My blog is all about the problematic pests that country living presents. You will find out what you can do to keep your home pest-free and how to eliminate the pests that have already moved into your home. Hopefully, my personal experiences can help you find the solutions to pest problems that you have and take back your home from the insects and rodents causing you troubles.

pest problems in country living

  • Two Simple And Nifty Tricks To Help Minimize Termite Damage While Waiting For A Professional To Arrive

    29 February 2016

    Termite infestations can happen at anytime during the year; however, they are easily detectable during the spring time. During the spring season, termites will actual swarm around your windows and leave their discarded wings laying around for you to see. If you notice this happening, it is best to leave the infestation up to a professional pest control, but there are ways to minimize the damage and kill termites while waiting for your local professional to arrive.

  • 3 Actions To Take To Fight Bed Bugs Before Professional Help Arrives

    29 February 2016

    If you suspect that you have bed bugs in your bedroom at home, there are a few things you can do right away before you call in for professional assistance to deal with the problem.  #1 Make Sure They Actually Are Bed Bugs Before you start freaking out, make sure that the insect that actually bit you was a bed bug. There are other bugs that can bite you at night when you are in bed that are not bed bugs.

  • 3 Things Gardeners Need To Know About Moles

    29 February 2016

    There are many pests that can ruin your garden, including moles. Moles are subterranean mammals that can be found in many parts of the United States. Here are three things gardeners need to know about moles. How do you identify moles? Moles are small, rodent-like mammals. They range in size from 113 to 159 millimeters (4.4 to 6.2 inches) long and generally have black fur. Their front paws are oversized and resemble spades; they use these oversized paws to tunnel through the soil.

  • 3 Non-Chemical Ways To Keep Your Garden Free Of Pests

    29 February 2016

    With spring quickly approaching, many in the northern hemisphere are making plans for their garden. If you're still thinking about how you're going to deal with the annual onslaught of garden pests, consider the three non-chemical tips below. 1. Attract Predators to Your Garden Nature always finds a way of balancing itself out, so why not use this to your advantage? By attracting predators of common pests to your garden, you can keep pest numbers down without posing any risk to your pets.

  • Two Potentially Unsafe Organic Fertilizers For Your Lawn

    29 February 2016

    If you have children or pets, you may be using organic fertilizer on your lawn to keep them safe. This is admirable, but do you really know what's in your all-natural product? Sewage Sludge Disguised as Compost Sewage sludge is the toxic solids left over after the water is removed from everything flushed down into your city's sewers. The marketing term for it is biosolids, but the EPA now allows it to be called compost.