Recent Exterminators Articles

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Measles Outbreaks Coast to Coast

Posted by Katie Marks | Mar 17, 2014

Think of viruses like household pests: they creep in anywhere they sense a weak point in the defenses, and they'll happily settle in and spread if you don't get a firm hand on them....

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Welcome Bats to Your Garden

Posted by Katie Marks | Feb 04, 2014

Bees, mason and otherwise, are among our favorite pollinators, but there's another group of pollinators out there that doesn't get nearly as much friendly press: bats. That's right!...

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Secrets of Companion Planting

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 31, 2013

Raise your hand if you've ever headed out to the garden in the morning, only to find that all your lettuces have been chewed up by insects. Or if you've noticed problems with your soil:...

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An Invasion on New York's High Line

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 09, 2013

New York's High Line is a bit of a crown jewel for the bustling city: a former elevated freight rail line, it's now a marvelous public park with ample room for walking, playing, and...

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Ugh, House Mice!

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 05, 2013

'twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse...We've all read the poem, but really, who wants mice stirring in their house...