Enter the squirrel. They’re cute and seemingly harmless, but when they invade our homes and lawns they can cause costly property damage, not to mention spread fleas, ticks, and other pests to our pets and families.
The scary truth is that traditional cleaners fill our homes with toxic chemicals. Through inhalation and absorption through the skin, we and our families are exposed to these harmful ingredients daily.
Tired of seeing flies landing on your freshly cooked meals, buzzing throughout your home, and ruining outdoor entertaining? Us, too! Thankfully, there’s a family-safe, cost-effective approach for getting your indoor and outdoor fly populations under control: Fly paper.
Integrated pest management, or IPM, is a process you can use to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment. IPM can be used to manage all kinds of pests anywhere—in urban, agricultural, and wildland, or natural areas.
We don’t know about you, but we’re not gonna’ let a little social distancing get in the way of our Earth Day festivities. To us, it’s clear the world needs celebrating now more than ever.
In other words, you need to get rid of all your extra stuff. We’re here to help. And with most of us stuck at home right now, there’s no time like the present. So let’s go ahead and knock out your spring cleaning, including all that stress-causing clutter!
Your favorite gym is closed and social distancing puts personal trainers out of reach. To make matters worse, all the stress and anxiety in the air is making binge-watching and all-day-snacking irresistible.
To enjoy the optimal amount of sleep each night, aim for approximately 7-8 hours and avoid alcohol, caffeine, and other stimulants in the 6 hour window before bedtime. Avoiding sources of blue light—like phone, laptop, and TV screens—during the hour or so before you plan to sleep can help improve the quality of your sack time, too.
There’s not enough hand sanitizer to go around right now and it sucks. The store shelves are empty, and unless you bought in bulk a few weeks ago, you’re probably fresh out like the rest of the country.
The sad reality is that when you throw away your Christmas tree, it ends up in a landfill where it lingers for decades, very slowly decomposing. To make matters even worse, once your tree finally does decay and break down—let's say 15+ years from now—it will release noxious methane, a greenhouse gas that’s worse for our environment than carbon dioxide.
Fall and winter leaves might seem annoying at first, but they’re really a nutrient-rich blessing from mother nature! Instead of trashing this gift, which can leave your soil less fertile over time, why not repurpose it for a more beautiful and healthy lawn?
Unfortunately, no matter how diligent you are with pest control and applying repellents, bug bites are still going to happen. The next time a bug leaves you with a red, itchy bump, try one of these 6 natural bug bite remedies.