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How to Harness the Power of Nematodes for Natural Pest Control
Posted By: Daniel Mackie
Category: Bed Bug | Pest Control
If you are an avid gardener, you understand how soil-bound pests can be detrimental to your plants. Unfortunately, to eradicate these agricultural menaces, people often utilize chemical-based treatments such as pesticides. Although effective, pesticides can be harmful not only to your plants, but to humans and pets as well, not to mention the long-term effects they have on the ecosystem.   In order to effectively prevent and remove pests from their gardens without resorting to the use of chemicals, many people are turning to organic solutions, one of which are nematodes. Beneficial nematodes are one of nature’s most effective pest controllers, and because they   bed-bug-control   are so easy to use, even the most inexperienced of gardeners can reap their garden-
saving benefits.  

Beneficial Nematodes

  Nematodes are microscopic roundworms that naturally occur in soil, but they can also be purchased and introduced into an environment. These genetically and ecologically-diverse organisms occupy more varied habitats than any other animal group in the world and serve a variety of functions in nature - controlling agricultural pests is one of their most valuable qualities.
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7 Ways to Treat a Bed Bug Infestation
Posted By: Daniel Mackie
Category: Bed Bug | Pest Control
Bed-Bug-300x199   Bed bugs have become an increasing epidemic in cities across the U.S and Canada.  One reason for this increase is how easy it is for them to enter your home unnoticed.  They can hide in your luggage after travel, latch on to your clothes as you go about your day, or enter on that second hand couch you just bought. Once they enter your home the reproduction begins, which if gone unnoticed can lead to an infestation.   The problem is that bed bugs are very small and difficult to detect and even more difficult to exterminate without professional assistance.  Over time, more and more bed bugs will reside in your home until you begin to notice little bite marks covering your body.  The good news is there are plenty of professional services and home remedies you can use to get rid of bed bugs once they enter your home. 
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Don’t Let Clothes Moths Ruin Your Holiday Season
Posted By: Daniel Mackie
Category: Bed Bug
When the cold of winter hits, there’s nothing as satisfying as pulling out your warm wool sweater and socks and sitting by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa and a good book. But this year you notice something peculiar: your stored clothes are covered in holes!   bed-bug-clothes   Moth larvae have long been known to feed on clothes that are left in storage for long periods of time, especially those made of natural fibers such as wool and cotton. For many people, the only effective solution to their moth problem is to use moth balls or other chemical-based solutions and hope the pesky creatures will eventually go away.   Fortunately, there are natural and non-toxic solutions to preventing and treating moths in your home, which eliminate the need of harmful chemicals and don’t jeopardize the health and safety of your family. If you noticed moths have destroyed your favorite winter clothes this year, or you want to prevent them from becoming a problem in the future, use the following guide on how to spot, treat and prevent these nuisance pests.
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Bed Bugs, Sucking the Blood Out of Canada
Posted By: Daniel Mackie
Category: Bed Bug
Bed bugs are no longer just part of a popular childhood rhyme. Lately, the tiny bloodsuckers are becoming an alarming problem in all major Canadian cities, moving from home to home and disrupting the bedroom comfort of Canadians nationwide. Here we take a look at the extent of the bed bug problem in Canada and possible solutions to permanently eradicate it.   Info-v21
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9 Beneficial Bugs That Can Save Your Garden
Posted By: Daniel Mackie
Category: Bed Bug
Bugs are notorious for being a gardener's worst nightmare, but did you know there are bugs that are actually good for your garden? There are a number of beneficial bugs that will hunt the problem pests in your garden. If you notice you have a bug problem in your garden, invite these bugs to serve as a natural pest remedy. This will ensure no harmful chemicals are used that might harm your plants, and you can let Mother Nature do the pest control work for you.   greenleaf5-300x200
 

Lady Bugs

There are more than 400 species of ladybugs in North America, and most all adults and larvae love to feed on aphids and other soft-bodied insects that harm your garden. In fact, ladybugs are able to eat up to 50 to 60 aphids per day, and do no harm to your plants in the process.  

Lacewings

  Lacewings are pale green or brown with large, veined wings.
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