A shed can be a big help to gardeners – but you want it to be an insect-resistant, rodent-proof shed. Having a dedicated spot for your gardening tools, fertilizer, etc., saves a lot of time and trouble, especially if you don't have a garage or it's … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Shed Pest-Free
Summer brings hot weather, long days, fun, and insects. Pretty much every Long Island insect species surges in the summertime, but you will see certain ones more often than others. … [Read more...] about Peskiest Summer Bugs on Long Island
Cicadas are back! Or will be soon. The timing depends upon when the ground becomes warm enough. This batch of cicadas will emerge by the billions in a dozen states ranging from New York to Illinois to Georgia. … [Read more...] about Billions of 17-Year Cicadas Set to Emerge in NY in 2021
Earwigs and millipedes are unsightly and a bit scary looking. Millipedes don't sting like wasps or cause structural damage like termites – so they aren't terrible. However, they can swarm when in large numbers, which looks disturbing. Similarly, … [Read more...] about Should You Be Concerned About Earwigs and Millipedes?
Invasive Species Awareness Week is June 7-13th. New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation takes the subject so seriously it cites a variety of initiatives and activities for the week, though due to COVID-19 concerns the state is now urging … [Read more...] about June Is Invasive Species Awareness Week