Building A Bug Hotel DIY (Infographic) Attracting Insects

Building A Bug Hotel DIY (How-to Infographic)

Building A Bug Hotel If you’re looking to take on a fun gardening project for the Summer, how about building a bug hotel? Constructed from plant material and assorted garden bric-a-brac, these low-cost structures are designed to attract and shelter commonly-found garden insects and mini-beasts. A sure-fire way to add plenty of charm to any garden, … Read more

Poisonous Pest Control : Know the Dangers

Pest Control

Poisonous Pest Control Animals are amazingly beautiful and majestic creators. They are fascinating and can be very intriguing. There should be a healthy respect for these amazing, unique creatures. Some animals have evolved protective mechanisms that can contain toxins or neurotoxins. These toxins can be harmless in nature, or they can be very harmful to the human body. These toxins can wreck havoc … Read more

5 Ways Your Garden May Actually Be Killing Bees

How Your Garden May Actually Be Killing Bees

How Your Garden May Actually Be Killing Bees Guest Writer:  Julieane Hernandez Insecticides in the garden may be effective in killing insects that damage your plants. However, they may also affect the bees, the butterflies, and other friendly organisms that live in the same area. Strong chemicals that make up insecticides are the culprit. Exposing … Read more

Amazing Facts about the Giraffe Weevil

Giraffe Weevil

Giraffe Weevil Facts The giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa) is a form of beetle native to Madagascar, only recently discovered in 2008. The only other known giraffe weevil is found in New Zealand. The neck of the male giraffe weevil is typically  2 to 3 times longer than that of the female. The total body length … Read more

Stick Insects as Exotic Pets? Read this First!

stick insects

Stick Insects belong to the Phasmatodean Family. Other insects that also belong to the same family are leaf insects, ghost insects, and walking sticks. There are nearly two thousand and eight hundred species within the Phasmatodean family.  Stick insects belong to areas having tropical climates and some of them have wings. Stick insects that are … Read more