News Tag: Spiders

February 26, 2021 | Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Spring, the most important bug season

Just as spring signifies new beginnings for us, it means rejuvenation in the insect world as well. A key part of the life cycle for most insects happens in spring, and this season can set the stage for their activity the rest of the year.

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December 20, 2019 | Seasonal Bug Bulletin

What do insects do in winter?

Today is the Winter Solstice: The shortest day of the year, and the first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. So what kind of winter are we in for? And what does that mean for bugs?

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December 9, 2019 | Indoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Don't forget about pest control in winter

Use these preventive pest control measures throughout winter to make sure your living space is free of creepy-crawlies.

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October 29, 2019 | Indoor Pests

Are you sharing your home with bugs?

How many types of bugs are living inside your home? The answer may surprise you.

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October 3, 2019 | Indoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Why are people so afraid of spiders?

Arachnophobia -- fear of spiders -- is quite common. It also leads people to do some pretty irrational things to avoid the creepy crawly creatures.

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September 27, 2019 | Indoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Hobo spiders and Brown recluse spiders: What's the difference?

Hobo spiders and brown recluse spiders are sometimes confused with each other. Here are some ways to tell the difference.

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September 24, 2019 | Indoor Pests • Outdoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Yellowjacket vs. Spider

Yellowjackets eat spiders and insects, but sometimes the tables are turned and the arachnid gets a leg up!

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September 12, 2019 | Indoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Fall means spiders are looking for love

It's spider mating season... and the males act "like a group of guys on a pub crawl". Don't let your home become a hotspot for spider hookups!

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August 28, 2019 | Indoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Oh no... it's the Hobo! (Hobo spider, that is)

Bad news for people with arachnophobia: Hobo spiders want to "get a room" in your home, because it's mating season!

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