Rodents have lived among or in close proximity to people for thousands of years. After all, they can find food more easily from our scraps and storage than they could in the wild. But unlike animals kept as pets for millennia like dogs (who provided … [Read more...] about How Rodents Came to Be Kept as Pets
Squirrels are so common in our everyday lives that we don't usually think about how remarkable their survival abilities are. These small creatures survive frigid weather and predators like cats, birds, dogs, and more. One of the key factors to their … [Read more...] about Squirrels’ Interesting Survival Skills
The decrease in squirrel activity in winter often makes people think that squirrels migrate or hibernate. In reality, it is more complicated. Understanding migration and hibernation is a good way to start. Migration is when a group or species of … [Read more...] about Do Squirrels Migrate or Hibernate?
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
Spring weather means gardening for many Long Islanders. While most people recognize that some insects can be a bane to the garden as well as a blessing, they do not necessarily think of rodents. Yet rats and mice (as well as other rodents) are common … [Read more...] about Getting Rid of Mice & Rats in Your Garden