Category: Environment

Mosquito, Tick & Flea Prevention 2020

We’ve had an incredibly mild winter, which means the growing season has started earlier than usual.  In fact, January was 7 degrees above normal and February was recorded by NOAA as being 6 degrees above normal. March will likely follow suit. That means pests like mosquitoes, ticks and fleas are… Read More»

Mosquito Control & Prevention 2019

west nile mosquito

Rain and warming temperatures are the perfect recipe for Mosquitoes to begin arriving in NOVA!  There are several environmentally respectful ways to control mosquitoes in your outdoor living space while also provide protection for you, your family and your pets from not only the annoyance, but the dangerous diseases, mosquitoes… Read More»

Fact or Myth: Cold Weather Kills Off Insects

insects winter

Warm Winters Mean More Pests in Summer, Right? Not So Fast… You’ve heard it before: A cold winter means fewer insects next summer; warm winter, be prepared for a buggy season.  Some things get stated so often and so emphatically that we take them to be truths, but is this… Read More»

Organic approach to mosquito control

We need the rain and we love the warm weather.  And so do mosquitoes.  In addition to being annoying, and their bites being itchy, mosquitoes are downright dangerous as they carry a number of viruses and diseases.  We count on their natural enemies such as birds, bats, and dragonflies to help keep… Read More»

Bee Aware(ness)!

Bee house

We all know bees are important for our ecosystem, but do you know exactly why? Without bees, we wouldn’t have food or flowers. Sounds a bit alarmist, but it’s true. According to the folks at One Green Planet, bees are responsible for pollinating about one-sixth of the flowering plant species… Read More»