All Creatures Great and Small

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Safe pest control metods

I have posted this before, but with this terrible pandemic going on, you certainly shouldn’t be exposed to pesticides, which can compromise your immune system.  There are many safe and effective ways to control pests. You can do your own pest control.  You can kill any bug in your house with a mixture of water … Continue reading

Black widows and more

Black widows are venomous, and their bites can be fatal, but they are not at all aggressive. They will bite if mishandled, squeezed or if you threaten their egg sacs. They bite in self-defense and to defend their baby spiders. They do not run around a house looking for people to bite. In reality, all … Continue reading

Safe pest control

I will help you with any pest control problems you have via email or phone. I will send you relevant handbooks via email.  I will identify any pests you have if necessary.  If you want a consultation, they are free as times are tough during this pandemic.  I will only recommend safe and effective ways … Continue reading

Safe pest control products

Here is a list of some products you find around the house or that you can easily purchase that will help you manage your pest problems.  There are many others, but these may be the easiest to find and use. Baking Soda When baking soda eaten by insects it releases carbon dioxide bubbles that are … Continue reading

Bug club info

I have been in the pest industry for over 45 years now. I have killed millions of so-called “pests” in that time, and I have been stung and bitten by everything that stings and bites. What did I learn in all those years? I learned many years ago that we should try to get along … Continue reading

COVID

Please stay safe as the Covid Delta variant is spreading out fast. Wear masks and social distance.

Worldwide Pest Control Consultations

As I have mentioned in the past, pesticides are widely used and often misused, and in most cases, they aren’t even necessary. I am going to get a little more involved. I am offering my consulting services to any small business, large commercial company, or government agency as an online IPM (Intelligent Pest Management) Consultant. … Continue reading

Pest control qualifications

I posted this last year and want to repost it because it is very important you check the qualifications of any exterminator you hire for any purpose.  This fellow kills prairie dogs because he stupidly believes they are dangerous.  I got an email from someone about an article I wrote about prairie dogs. It looks … Continue reading

Environmentally friendly bug club

My book,”Safe and Effective Pest Management is VITAL for the Welfare of ourChildren and the Environment”, is available in PDF format via email. Ifyou want to join my environmentally friendly Bug Club, I will help you with anypest issues you have for the rest of my life. I will identify any pests if necessary and … Continue reading

Aphids

Here is some information on dealing with aphids.  Pesticides are not necessary.  Aphids are very small, soft-bodied insects.  Some adults may have wings, others are wingless.  The winged forms are produced because of environmental developments such as temperature or moisture. Aphids are sometimes called plantlice and their common names often reflect the plants they prefer.  … Continue reading

Pest Information

I am going to post information on controlling pests every day on here and I will cover most household pests and they will be in alphabetical order.  In some cases, like today, I will only cover one pest because of the amount of information.  On other days I will cover several pests. What is a … Continue reading

Pesticide Misuse

A couple of years ago I was contacted by some people in Utah who were having pesticides carelessly and illegally applied where they live.  Since there were some federal laws broken, I contacted the EPA, but they did nothing.  It was under the Trump administration and the EPA then was the EDA (Environmental Destruction Agency).  … Continue reading

Cockroach control

You can help prevent cockroaches from coming into your home by inspecting all incoming food products, all boxes, and any used furniture or appliances for the presence of cockroaches or their egg capsules.  Do not store paper bags anywhere in the kitchen.  Seal any holes or crevices around plumbing under sinks and behind toilets.  Regularly … Continue reading

DDT

I saw something interesting in the paper today.  It said that some recent studies of DDT, a commonly used pesticide many years ago, is still affecting people even though it has been illegal to use since 1972.  The study said that any pregnant woman who was exposed to DDT passed the exposure on to her … Continue reading

New Book available

I finished putting a book together.  It is a compilation of several handbooks I wrote.  I updated some of the information and added some more.  The title is – “Safe and Effective Pest Management is VITAL for the Welfare of Our Children and for the Environment. It is over 100 pages in length and is … Continue reading

COVID and Vaccines

This message was written by Jen Awdry on Facebook and I believe it is very important. When you’re professionally trained in health care under the direction of doctors and scientists but people generally don’t take you seriously or have an interest in listening to what you have to say and gaslight you if you do … Continue reading

Garden pest control

Here are some natural recipes for controlling garden pests that you may want to try. If you have mites, try mixing 4 tablespoons of buttermilk with a cup of all-purpose flour and a gallon of water. This mixture will suffocate the mites. Crush 3 oz. of garlic cloves and mix with 1 oz. of mineral … Continue reading

Natural pest control

Here is some information on natural methods of controlling pests in your home or business. For most insects, you can mix ½ cup of Tabasco sauce with one onion and a half dozen cloves of garlic in a blender with 2 cups of water. Blend the material and let it stand for 24 hours. Then … Continue reading

Non-profit organizations

I will help any non-profit organization that takes care of children, senior citizens, homeless people or animals of any kind. By help I mean if they get any bug or pest problems, I will help them via email or phone for free and send them relevant handbooks.  Money is tight for everyone, including me, but … Continue reading

Spiders can be dangerous :)

Spring is coming and spiders will be out. They can be very dangerous. In one case, a woman jumped out of her car while she was driving because she saw a spider on her shoulder. The car was wrecked. In another case, a woman saw a spider on her rear-view mirror and panicked and ran … Continue reading

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