Summer Pest Control

Some people might think that our intense summer heat would kill off any pests or cause them to go into hiding, but that is actually not the case. Monsoon storms bring rain, which leads to mosquitoes. June, July, and August is peak season for ticks. And scorpions are searching for cool places to escape from [...]

What Attracts Scorpions?

When people find scorpions in their homes or in their yards, they often ask: What attracts scorpions to my home (and not my friends’ houses –  or so they say)? What is different about my home that scorpions find interest interesting? Construction often causes scorpions to seek new shelter. What attracts scorpions? [...]

2020-05-08T14:23:22-07:00December 7th, 2016|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Scorpions|0 Comments

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!

Year ‘Round Scorpion Protection

During the autumn and winter months, it's easy to enjoy the cooler temperatures and put the desert's scorching heat behind us. Our winters here in the Valley are mild and, as a result, our scorpions often do not hibernate. This is why most insects, including scorpions, remain active here all year long. The good [...]

2020-05-08T12:33:16-07:00November 24th, 2015|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Scorpions|0 Comments

How to Keep Scorpions Out of Your House

It’s that time of the year in the AZ desert again: monsoon. Along with the heat and moisture of monsoon come bugs. Namely scorpions. Scorpions like to feed on the other bugs that come out this time of the year, too. To learn how to keep scorpions out of your house, we have [...]

2020-05-08T13:10:32-07:00July 7th, 2015|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Scorpions|0 Comments

Creepiest Scorpion Contest During our now more than 40 years of business, Bug & Weed Mart has helped solve untold numbers of pest problems for our customers.  The one pest that agitates customers more than anything else is the scorpion. In fact, we have been hearing outrageous, yet true, stories of scorpion encounters for so long, [...]

2020-05-08T13:33:01-07:00June 6th, 2014|News, Scorpions|0 Comments

Natural Pest Control … Without Using Chemicals!

We all know what the words “pest control” mean.  But if you are trying to control insects, rodents, bugs, and pests of all kinds and are a do-it-yourselfer, there are several ways to do that using natural pest control methods. Here are a few simple, effective, non-chemical, natural pest control steps that work in preventing [...]