When is shark week?

The whale shark is the largest shark. Arizona doesn’t border any ocean, though we do have several lakes. So why would we want to ask, “When is shark week?” Well, with all the different pests Arizona has, we want to celebrate something we don’t have: sharks! On average, only one person every [...]

2017-07-26T08:01:21+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Other Pests|0 Comments

How to Remove Ticks From a Dog

Worldwide, there are hundreds of species of ticks, with more than 25 species in Arizona. Ticks are related to spiders and mites and the most common tick species in Arizona is the brown dog tick. Although they are mainly found on dogs, they may also feed on humans. Knowing how to remove ticks from a [...]

Pictures of Snakes: Poisonous and Non-Poisonous

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake There are several venomous snakes here in Arizona. Most of us know there are rattlesnakes, but there are non-poisonous snakes, too. Knowing which snakes are safe or dangerous is not only very important, it could save you a lot of pain and keep you out [...]

How Do I Protect My Garden from Tomato Caterpillars?

If you have a vegetable garden or you are considering planting one, it is not enough to prepare the soil, plant the seedlings and add a little water. You must also guard against pests that can damage and even destroy your crops. One of the most destructive is the tomato hornworm, also known as tomato [...]

How to Get Rid of Snakes

Spring is prime time for snakes to start coming out of hibernation. If you go for walks or go hiking, you’ll often see snakes sunning themselves on rocks. As long as you see snakes, you know to stay away from them. But you may be wondering how to get rid of snakes if they’re around [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:09+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Home & Garden Tips, Other Pests|0 Comments

What Do Caterpillars Eat?

The banded woolly bear caterpillar Caterpillars aren't caterpillars for very long, but while they are going about their caterpillar business, they need to eat. So what do caterpillars eat exactly? Well, caterpillars eat the leaves of trees and plants with flowers. Some caterpillars eat parts of plants, like seeds or flowers. Some caterpillars [...]

The Best Mosquito Repellent That Really Works!

Bug & Weed Mart now carries the best mosquito repellent available on the market. This product doesn’t annoy you with the buzzing and zapping that’s associated with traditional insect traps either. It’s a very quiet and extremely effective unit. This absolutely best mosquito repellent protects up to an acre so you can enjoy the outdoors [...]

What’s Biting Me?

We all have experienced being bitten by an insect. Whether mosquitoes, biting flies, mites, bedbugs, fleas, or spiders, nobody likes a bug bite. The swollen or reddened skin, often irritated even more by the insatiable urge to scratch it, makes for a really uncomfortable experience. Then sometimes, adding insult to injury, this attack repeats itself [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:11+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Bed Bugs, Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Other Pests|0 Comments