Posts from July 1, 2016 to July 31, 2016
Flies are a very big problem for Colorado homeowners during the summer months. Infestations can seemingly come from nowhere. One minute you're minding your own business, and the next you are being hassled by flies! Flies buzz loudly and annoyingly around your head, carry loads of bacteria on their bodies and legs, and land on and contaminate your food, counters, and utensils.
Nothing can ruin an outdoor gathering like mosquitoes and midges can. These pests are irritating, and they leave bites that can be even more irritating. If you're planning on spending any time in your backyard this summer, the thought of how to eliminate those pests has probably come across your mind. The truth is they can't be eliminated. There is no way to keep all the mosquitoes and midges out of your yard, but you can reduce them. In fact, if more of us work together, we can reduce them quite a bit.
Are you seeing stinging insects on your property? Most often it is on balconies, decks, or open air porches that these insects will make their presence known. It is important to understand that all wasps are not created equal. And all DIY control methods are not created equal. Here are some things to consider as you examine your stinging insect problem.