Bugs Don’t Hibernate

It’s easy to forget about insects during our brief winter here in the desert, but all kinds of insects are still around, even if you can’t see them. And they will continue to bug you if you don’t maintain a barrier between them and your home even though it’s cooler outside. If you are thinking, [...]

Make it a Bug Free Holiday Season

Enjoy a Bug Free Holiday Season with gift ideas for the do-it-yourself pest and weed control enthusiast. Bug & Weed Mart sells black lights, gloves, ant bait, glue traps and more!

Hybrid Rodents: What to watch out for

There’s a new rat on the roof and he’s more resourceful than the ones we are accustomed to seeing. This hybrid rodent is causing turmoil in many Valley homes. Although not scientifically identified as a subspecies, the appearance of the hybrid rodent is rather different from their “cousins,” the roof rat and the pack rat. [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:13+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Other Pests|0 Comments

How to Get Rid of Feral Cats

It has been shown that pets ease stress and often lead to a longer life for their human owners. However, when the animals in your life are not pets, but are instead feral, or wild, cats, then the stress level can increase. Feral cats are not socialized to people, so they are not [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:13+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Natural Pest Control, Other Pests|0 Comments

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

The term "gnats" is often used to describe very small flying insects. Gnats are usually found outside, though. What you might be seeing in your house - especially your kitchen - are fruit flies, which are a little bit smaller than gnats. Adults are only about 1/8” long and usually have red eyes. The front [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:14+00:00 October 21st, 2015|Other Pests|0 Comments

How to Identify Common Garden Pests

When it comes to common garden pests, Arizona is not immune; despite what the desert landscape looks like to outsiders. Arizonans also struggle with many pesky pests that thrive on grazing off our delicious tomatoes and veggies. The seasoned gardener may have a keen eye when it comes to identifying pests, but still have problems [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:18+00:00 September 29th, 2015|Home & Garden Tips, Other Pests|0 Comments

Natural Mosquito Repellent

Natural Mosquito Repellant Mosquitoes literally suck. They are a pest that bugs us even after they’ve landed on us. Getting rid of mosquitoes is not a once and done thing either, since they like tree cavities and clogged gutters, as well as anywhere else where there’s standing water. There are several different species [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:19+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Natural Pest Control, Other Pests|3 Comments

How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally

Ants can be a real pain; they march their way through cracks and crevices, up walls, and establish themselves in your yard – with anthills always inconveniently built where you entertain. Ant infestations are no picnic and having them do their own entertaining at your picnic is no fun. These industrious pests are easy to [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:20+00:00 March 31st, 2015|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Other Pests|2 Comments