Grass to keep away mosquitos? The idea is something we have never heard of. Researchers are now testing the chemicals and oils in sweet grass to determine if it is as effective as chemical pesticide. These scientists have already determined that there are two chemical compounds work as repellants. The sweet grass grows long and…

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Stop them in their tracks How can we combat invasive ants? Researchers may have found the solution. Invasive ants can take over your home in no time. They are annoying and will leave you covered in bites once they feel you are attacking their new home. Scientists however have found a virus that can infect…

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Get out you pesky ants! How do I keep them away! They are more annoying than the majority of other insects and household pests. What are they? Ants. They make a feast on our leftovers during the summer months, invading our sugar bowls and anywhere else they can find a food source. Here are some…

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How do I treat a mosquito bite? Camping, fishing, hiking and outdoor exploring can leave you open to mosquito bites. After all you are now in their home, on their territory. Mosquito bites are so common, some people have a built up immunity from their effects. Although the majority of bites are minuet, some can…

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a ….. SPIDER? Flying spiders? WHAT! Spiders don’t fly! Of course they don’t, but some appear to be gliding which is a feat for such a small insect that doesn’t have wings. Researchers in the rainforests of Panama and Peru have researched and documented the instances of spiders…

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