What To Know About Insect Houses
Here's how to set yourself up for success with bee and other insect houses, plus which types aren't worth the...
If You Want to Support Your Local Wildlife, Plant This
The humble milkweed feeds dozens of animals and insects, enriching your local ecosystem.
How to Check for Bed Bugs in a Hotel
Follow these tips to ensure you don't bring unwanted guests home.
Do Bats Carry Rabies?
You're more likely to contract leprosy than get rabies from a bat. But it's important to know when to worry...
Should You Try This Hack To Prevent Tick Bites?
Worried about ticks? This hack claims to keep them at bay, but we asked the expert if it's actually sound...
7 Native Bees in Your Yard
Honey bees get all the buzz, but there are dozens of native bee species hard at work who could use...
Should You Use Orange Oil to Treat Termites?
Discover if orange oil is the eco-friendly termite treatment you've been searching for, and what other options are available.
Here’s Why ‘Shark Tank’ Loves First Saturday Lime to Keep Bugs at Bay
Keep bugs away from your pets, yard and vegetables with First Saturday Lime.
Does the Viral Paper Bag Wasp Deterrent Trick Really Work?
Here's what experts really think about the popular TikTok hack.
Do Mosquito Lawn Sprays Work?
Used properly, mosquito lawn sprays can be part of a targeted strategy to keep those flying pests away from your...
What To Know About Garden Spiders
You might not see them, but they're all around you — and that's a good thing. Meet your garden spiders,...
How to Safely Remove Ticks
There's a right way to remove a tick. (Hint: It doesn't involve any matches.)
10 Wildlife Deterrents Debunked!
From mothballs to fake owls, bunnies to bats, here are a few wildlife deterrents not worth spending your time and...
What Are Carpenter Bees and How Do You Get Rid of Them?
These big, fuzzy pollinators are usually amicable neighbors, but here's what to know if they've decided to move into your...
How Opossums Help Your Yard and Your Health
Opossums are helpful visitors for our yards and gardens. Here are some tips for enticing them into your life, plus...
Can Coyotes Jump Fences?
Coyotes can get over fences, but not every kind. Fences also interfere with wildlife movement, so they aren't always the...
Mosquito Repellent: Fact vs. Fiction
From citronella to DEET, essential oils to gadgets, here's what works, what's safe and what's baloney, according to science.
PIC Insect Killer Torch Review: Is It the Best Bug Zapper? (We Tried It!)
Enhance your backyard ambience and enjoy outdoor activities without being bugged (literally), thanks to the PIC insect killer...
7 Best Rabbit Repellents to Save Your Garden From the Adorable Creatures
Whether you have a large vegetable garden or small flower beds, keep them free of bunnies with the right rabbit...
Make Your Own DIY Insect Repellent with Clove Oil
Our expert herbalist teaches you how to make a safe and effective natural insect repellent spray with three essential oils.
What Are Mormon Crickets?
Squeamishness aside, masses of Mormon crickets can be fascinating. Here's what to know about them and how to keep them...
This TikTok Hack Promises to Get Rid of Wasps, But Is It Actually Safe?
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