Most people think of insects in their garden are annoying pests that eat away at their hard-earned crops. But, there are just as many insects out there that can actually help your garden thrive. These insects protect our gardens by eating harmful pests and pollinating certain plants.
Have you seen these flying insects everywhere in your yard and sneaking into your house. Don't worry, the crane fly is harmless, no pest control service needed, but here are a few fun facts. Adult crane flies are most commonly found in low, leafy vegetation around streams and lakes. But during this time of year they are common in urban areas around houses and doorways.
Attics are the perfect hideaway for animals to build a home because they are rarely visited, typically full of storage boxes or hold holiday decorations, and they stay warm even in the winter months. Simply put animals tend to love them. Having animals in the attic is common. You often don’t know they are there until you start hearing noises, seeing droppings or you’re A/C Heat goes out.
The Formosan Subterranean termite is native to East Asia and was introduced to the US probably around 1945 following the end of World War II. It is considered to be the most destructive insect pest of wood and other cellulose materials throughout New Orleans, Southeast Louisiana, and many other parts of the country.