A Brief History of Pest Extermination!

The term “pesticide” has been given a bad rap. In actuality, the dictionary meaning of the term is – any substance that is used to control pests. “Insecticide” may be more accurate, but it’s a broad term that includes “herbicides” … Continued

So You Have Ear-What’s?

  Earwigs are common around our area here in Oregon, and look more alarming than they actually are. Still, finding a colony of them under your sink is an unpleasant surprise. These bugs are fairly large, about ¾’s of an … Continued

An Unwanted Christmas Gift – Christmas Tree Critters!

Real Christmas trees are wonderful, fragrant, and often full of unwanted pests that you might not care to have under your tree on Christmas morning! Coniferous trees may attract a variety of small insects that aren’t easily visible. Aphids are … Continued