Crickets are commonly associated with sound – often referred to as a cricket chirp – but not all crickets make noise. As a species, crickets come in about 900 different varieties with about 100 species in the United States. Here on Long Island, you only … [Read more...] about A Handy Guide to Crickets
Whether you call them crickets, spider crickets, camel crickets, or cave crickets; this particular pest is as creepy as it is annoying. Unfortunately, crickets can easily get into a house – which is why they're called “accidental invaders” – and, once in, … [Read more...] about Are Crickets in Your Basement All Year?
Crickets are loud, hard to catch, and generally pests. Knowing what you're dealing with – and the type of cricket – can help. … [Read more...] about Interesting Facts About Crickets
Just because two insects look alike, that doesn’t necessarily mean they are. In the case of crickets and grasshoppers, they are related to each other and a few other well-known insects but that doesn’t mean crickets and grasshoppers are the same. They’re … [Read more...] about Are Crickets and Grasshoppers Related?
In the classic 1960 children’s novel, "The Cricket in Times Square,” a Connecticut cricket named Chester accidentally gets on a commuter train and ends up living in the “Crossroads of the World” where he helps a boy save his father’s newsstand. Chester … [Read more...] about Stop Chirping, Get Rid of Crickets