Crane Fly

Crane flies have very long legs, and are known to sit in locations that are close to a source of heat or light. The crane fly is non-venomous and contains no venom. They are out in full force in Central Texas. They may be a bit annoying, but cause you no harm.

A mosquito tip for Texans

There are many things in your yard that can help the breeding of mosquitoes. Anything that has standing water in it will be come a new home to the bugs. There are a few home remedies one can try like putting a small amount of olive oil in standing water. The olive oil is thought to keep them from being
Read more…

Itchy Itchy pests for the animals……

Did you know that in Texas the most common Flea is the Ctenocephalides felis or the Cat Flea. These fleas are found on cats, dogs, rats, racoons and many other rodents. In order to combat fleas one must treat both the pet and the flea breeding area… ie…yard, sleeping areas, carpet, bedding and housing areas. Your pet cannot scream for
Read more…

Coccinellidae: AKA Lady Bugs..

Coccinellids are found worldwide, with over 5,000 species. Lady bugs are a friendly bug that help keep your home and garden free from aphids, mealybugs and other scale insects. Most coccinellidae have oval, dome-shaped bodies with six short legs. Depending on the species, they can have spots, stripes, or no markings at all. Seven-spotted coccinellidae are red or orange with
Read more…