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Category: Bees

It is true that bees are good for nature but when they live around you they can get aggressive and sting your or your kids.

Asian Giant Hornet

“Murder Hornet” Reaches U.S. Soil

The Murder Hornet (aka Asian Giant Hornet) gets its nickname from the fact that it literally kills people. Originating in Japan, the hornet is large and dangerous. It was responsible for 50 deaths in Japan last year alone. The hornet (Vespa mandarinia) has a quarter inch stinger than can be used repeatedly. This is unlike […]

05 May
2020
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Carpenter bee

Carpenter Bees in Florida

Any insect that has the word “carpenter” in the name is not going to be a good thing. Because as the name implies, it will devour or destroy wood. Most every home is at least partially made of wood. Damaged wood can cause a weaker structure of your home and decrease the value and living […]

10 Apr
2020
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honey bee survival

Study Concludes that Mosquito Pesticides Do Not Affect Honey Bees

You most probably have heard about the important role honeybees play in the role of pollination on Earth. The bee is vital in the reproduction of plants. Humans depend on plants for food, both to eat and to feed to our livestock. So, when honeybee colonies started collapsing and the number of active bees started […]

26 Dec
2019
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hornet nest

Why There are More Wasp Stings in Fall Months

There is a significant increase in flying/stinging insect attacks in the fall months. In this article we will go over the reasons that this occurs. Even though we live in beautiful sunny and warm Florida, there is still a mild season change and we do have a few freezing nights here and there. Certain insects […]

23 Oct
2019
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Honey bee

Identify Stinging Insects

There are many types of stinging insects on this planet. In this article we will specifically be discussing flying stinging insects which people generally refer to as “wasps, bees and hornets”. There is a huge dichotomy when it comes to the stinging flying insects. Some, honey bees & bumble bees, are actually very necessary for […]

09 Sep
2019
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honey bees

Why Honey Bees are Important

People seem to remember a time when any flying insect with a capacity to sting was regarded as an unwanted pest. But since those days, we as a species have become more aware of the importance of the honey bee as a pollinator and the disappearing population of honey bees. Up to 90% of the […]

18 Jun
2019
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fleas bite and feed on blood

What Bit Me? – Identifying Bug Bites

Almost anywhere you go on Earth you will have to deal with bugs. And a portion of these bugs are biters. Most of them don’t bite for the thrill of it. They felt threatened in some way and reacted in self-defense. Conversely, some bugs may bite you because they want to feast on your blood. […]

04 Jun
2019
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bee removal

You Have a Bee Hive – What Now?

It may have started with you noticing a few bees in your yard or around the house. Then more and more bees start appearing and you may have even been stung by one while doing yard work. There is probably a bee hive near by. Here are the steps we recommend: Give the bees plenty […]

03 Apr
2019
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pest prevention tips 2019

Spring Pest Tips for 2019

Spring is upon us. You will notice the bees on flowers and those annoying love-bugs doing their thing too. The days get a little longer, the sun gets a little warmer. This time of year activates the gene in all types of creatures. They start to search for food, mate and expand their territory. This […]

04 Mar
2019
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food tent for cookouts

Don’t Let Pests Ruin Your Cookout

Its summertime and there is a high likelihood you will be attending a cookout at some point. Everyone is having a good time and then you notice there are pests trying to get at your delicious food. Swatting at them works temporarily but they keep coming back. Don’t let these pests ruin your cookout. Here […]

20 Jul
2018
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