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Recent Insect Prevention Articles


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8 Green Solutions to Garden Bug Problems

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 13, 2014

Munch! Munch! That should be the sound of you happily chowing down on organic veggies picked fresh from your home garden. But all too often, any munching that’s going on is being...


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4 Bizarre Bee Problems You Should Learn to Fix

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 12, 2014

Bees are an amazingly diverse insect species, comprising some 20,000 different varieties. These flying creatures live wherever they have access to their food source -- flowering plants...


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What You Need to Know about Indoor Air Quality

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 25, 2014

Ever been plagued by a mysteriously persistent cough, sniffles or itchy eyes? You might have dismissed your symptoms as a passing cold or mild flu. But chances are you were actually...


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Furnishings for Frequent Movers

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 28, 2014

Some folks live in the same place all their lives, while others change residence every few months. If you fall into the latter category, you may move due to employment, education, finances...


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Hosting a Successful Outdoor Celebration at Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 05, 2014

Graduation, weddings, the Fourth of July … summer is jam-packed with exciting events! Why not take advantage of the warm weather and host a celebration in your own garden? Make...


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Mosquito Bites: Natural Prevention and Treatment

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 30, 2014

Itchy, annoying mosquito bites can put a serious dent in your summer fun. What’s more, mosquitoes carry the threat of serious disease such as West...


How to Find and Eliminate Bed Bugs

Posted by Sirena Rubinoff | Aug 05, 2010

If you’ve ever woken up with a line of small red bites on your skin, you’ve probably been the victim of bedbugs. These tiny, annoying critters are like little vampires...


Prevent Summer Pantry Pests

Posted by Linda Merrill | Jun 01, 2010

As we enter the season of warmth and fun in the sun, we are also welcoming a whole host of insects and pests that can take over our cupboards and pantries. Mostly, these pests - usually...