Do deer eat walnuts? [Yes, they can eat walnut kernels]

We’ve had several folks ask us, “do deer eat walnuts?” Deer do eat walnuts—shelled and unshelled. The University of Minnesota and the University of Nebraska specifically state that deer eat black walnuts. Additionally, we’ll share ample video evidence below of deer eating walnuts and some anecdotal evidence. Some of the people asking us if deer…

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Will sleeping with a light on keep cockroaches away? Maybe.

Ever heard that sleeping with the lights on keeps cockroaches away? Sleeping with your lights won’t always deter roaches but it sometimes keeps them away for a few nights. This isn’t a long term solution, though, because roaches eventually get used to or become hungry enough to ignore the light. Most cockroaches are nocturnal, meaning…

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Bed Bug Removal Guide – Tips You Need to Know to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are one of more annoying and problematic insect pests for humans partially because bed bug removal is difficult and partially because they literally bite people. Bed bugs, as their names suggest, frequently live near beds which offer shelter and a food source (assuming humans sleep in that bed) for these tiny bugs. Bed…

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Organic Garden Pest Control – Natural. Biological. Non-Toxic Tips.

Using pesticides on your garden kills beneficial soil microbes and creates an unhealthy environment. Human contact to pesticides has been linked to fertility issues, childhood cancer, and Alzheimer’s as even “safe usage” still puts the chemicals into your bloodstream. Pesticides cause a lot of damage to you and to your garden; that is why you…

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Do Armadillos Bite People or Pets? Do They Carry Diseases?

Wondering if armadillos bite people or pets? The short answer is, yes, armadillos can bite people or animals. But, like most animals, armadillos only bite people if they feel threatened (or if they have rabies or something that makes them extra aggressive). Generally, you don’t need to worry about armadillos though, because they normally leave…

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7 TOP Chipmunk Traps (Store Bought & Homemade Traps)

Chipmunks are used in many TV shows as small and adorable animals. Homeowners may consider chipmunks cute creatures, but only until these animals begin to mess with their lawns and gardens. This is the moment when these animals become a nuisance. Chipmunks can do a lot of damage on a property if their populations are…

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How to Get Rid of Bats in Your Attic (A Guide FULL of Bat Tips)

Bats are one of the worst pests to have in your house. Once they find their way into your attic, bats leave toxic droppings all over your rafters, squeak during the day, and may even get out into your living space where they bump into lightbulbs and bang into walls. Anyone who has experienced a…

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How to Get Rid of Ghost Ants: Control & Prevention Tips

Ghost Ants get their name because they look like tiny ghosts. These little white ants seem to appear and disappear quickly, with no notice. You can find Ghost Ants inside and outside of your home; typically, they seek out moisture, so if they are in your home they will most likely appear in your kitchen or…

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Safe Pigeon Poison – Pellets, Corn, Legal Considerations & Tips

Pigeons are well known “city pests.”  They roost on and even inside buildings, where their nests can become a huge problem because of their droppings, nest materials, and feathers. Because pigeons can spread diseases they should usually be deterred or relocated from where people live. They carry a surprisingly large number of diseases that they…

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Carpenter Bee Traps – DIY Bee Traps & Bee Butter Bait

Carpenter bees are large bees that can be found all over the world. There are more than five hundred species and their name comes from the way they construct their nests in dead wood, structural timber, and bamboo. These insects build nests by tunneling through wood with their mandibles. While there are many cases in…

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Apple Tree Organic Pest Control

Sweet and sometimes with a bit of tart flavor, apples seem to be the fruit of choice all over the world to snack on and make satisfyingly delicious apple dishes from sauces to pies. For these reasons, gardeners and farmers grow apple trees so people like you and I can go apple picking each year…

Smoky Brown Cockroach Identification & Control Tips

The smoky brown cockroach can grow to be one and half inches long and are a dark brown color. This cockroach is a strong flier with wings that go beyond its body. They are related to American roaches but are smaller and feed on plant material and decaying matter. They will commonly seek shelter in…

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How to Get Rid of Beavers : Creek, Pond, Lake & Yard Beaver Removal

Beavers are classified as a pest species and the biggest problem people run into with them is their ability to flood areas with the building of their dams. They also destroy trees and creeks with their home-building skills. Many people try to trap beavers with either a live trap or by using beaver traps that…

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How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your House or Yard

Mosquitoes suck. With spring just around the corner, something more dreadful than April’s showers awaits. A light buzzing sound, a small black speck, and an irritating itching sensation. Mosquito season is quickly approaching, and with it comes not just the nuisance of endlessly scratching, but potentially life-threatening diseases. Mosquitoes carry a multitude of virulent infections,…

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Get Rid of Drain Flies – Prevention & Remedies

Though they can be very annoying, learning how to get rid of drain flies is not terribly difficult. You just need to understand their life cycle and habitat and implement some simple interventions. What are drain flies? Drain flies, or sewer flies, are flies that can usually be found in bathrooms and kitchens, near drains.…

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Brown Banded Cockroach Identification, Prevention, & Control Tips

The brown-banded cockroach is one of the most invasive cockroach species alive. They love to infiltrate homes and offices to obtain food and shelter. These roaches were named for the distinguishing markings that are found on mature roaches and their young. Habits, Behavior, and Diet Unlike their counterpart, the German cockroach, who thrives in temperatures…

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How to Get Rid of Yellow Jackets (TOP 10 Removal Methods)

Yellow jackets are some of the most aggressive flying pests to deal with. Some people mistakenly call these insects’ bees or wasps, but they are far different in size and color. Yellow jackets are also different from wasps and bees because they have small barb-like stingers they use to repeatedly sting an animal or human…

Best Squirrel Poison (You Need To Know THIS Before You Try It)

Squirrels can be amazing animals, but they can become a pest when too many of them live around a house and cause damage to it. Only in the United States, the damages caused to properties can be of thousands of dollars. Knowing this negative aspect about squirrels, it is necessary to do something to stop…

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How Much Does A Bed Bug Treatment Cost? (Tips for LOWER Prices)

Typical bed bug treatment cost catches quite a few home owners or business owners (especially hotels) of guard.  Most people don’t plan on getting a bed bug infestation, therefore treatment prices are usually much higher than planed on.  Cimex lectularius more commonly known as bed bugs, are nefarious little insects and a bed bug infestation…

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Canadian Geese Repellent (Keep Geese AWAY via Deterrence)

Getting rid of geese in general is tough, but repelling Canadian geese has its own set of challenges. Canadian Geese have been around the United States since 1930 when they were introduced to Pennsylvania. They have undergone a huge increase in numbers since then and are both enjoyed and annoying.  Resident Canadas are different from…

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Termite Inspections – What to Check & Get Them for Free

Regular termite inspections increase the chance of you discovering a termite infestation in its early stages, which can save you a lot of money. We will discuss how often you should get a termite inspection, and some signs of termite activity you can look out for on your own. Silent, Invisible and Destructive Listen. You…

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How to Get Rid of Flies in Houses & Outside the Home Naturally

Flies can be pesty little insects and are particularly seen outside. They will buzz around your ears and land on your food when having a picnic or barbecue. They can be quite annoying and they carry diseases. If you have your home filled with flies then there is another problem causing them to come around.…

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Top DIY & Pro Bed Bug Inspection Methods (Learn the SIGNS)

Many people are aware of bud bugs (Cimexlectularius and Cimex Hemipterus) but most people wouldn’t recognize evidence of bed bugs. We will explain bed bug inspection methods. We’ll include some DIY methods and explain some professional bed bug inspections—including canine inspections, which are cool. Bed bugs are quite small and skilled at hiding during the…

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Armadillo repellent reviews [Ultrasonic, Liquid & Urine]

They burrow, they dig through your garden, they get into spoiled fruit in the compost pile and spoiled meat from the trash can. Armadillos are a menace when you are attempting to keep a neat and orderly yard. You can try to deter them by removing potential food sources, keeping garbage sealed up tight, and…

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Tick removal (Removing embedded tick heads in people & pets)

Nobody wants ticks in or around their homes, especially as they can attach themselves to our bodies or the bodies of our animals and potentially cause serious health problems if tick removal is not implemented as soon as possible.  Ideally, people can prevent ticks from getting on them or their animals in the first place. However,…

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Learn how to get roaches out of electronics in ONE day.

Cockroaches can get into places you wouldn’t think they could, including your vehicles and your electronics. In this article, we’ll teach you how to get cockroaches out of your electronics. We’ll also teach you how to know if there are roaches in your electronics and how to prevent them from getting into your appliances in…

7 Fast Ways to Remove Cockroaches from Cars

Getting cockroaches in your car is not as unusual as you’d think because many people eat on the go these days. In this article, we’ll show you how to get rid of roaches in your car. Cockroaches are perhaps the most resilient bugs on the planet. They run fast, hide in the tiniest of crevices,…

Termite Extermination Tips (DIY & PRO Termite Removal Methods)

Drywood termites, or more specifically, Subterranean termites are responsible for upwards of 90% of the infestations in the United States. Integral parts of nature’s food chain, termites are tasked with creating humus soil from dead rotting trees and other rotten material. Benevolent little insects, termite activity only becomes destructive after making their ways into human…

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