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Forget the Fleas

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Are fleas the bane of your and your pets’ existence? Don’t have pets and yet you still have fleas in your home and don’t know why? 

The little buggers are notorious for being hard to kill.  One reason is that they don’t just live on cats and dogs.  Their eggs can also be found in your yard and in fields, just waiting to be dragged into the house on your shoes or pant legs and into your carpets, waiting for warm weather (and a warm body to go by) to hatch and start feeding. (And don’t forget your car – you may have picked up some from the house or yard and gotten some in there, only to bring them back into the house after they’ve hatched to start the whole thing over again!) Read the rest of this entry »

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Is It a Killer Bee?

Bees, Home gardening advice, Home gardening tips, Insects | No Comment

Now that the weather is warming up again, our friendly neighborhood bees are starting to wander by our yards, helping to pollinate our plants. 

Or is it a friendly neighborhood bee?  What if it’s a killer bee?  How do you tell? Read the rest of this entry »

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