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11 Common Bugs That You May Find in Your Home

There are approximately 91, 000 described bugs in the United States, many of which can easily find their way into your home. No matter where you live, you’re bound to come across an insect or two in your residence. Bugs of any kind are disturbing, however, some can be dangerous, destroy your food, and even damage your
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What Would a World Without Pest Control Look Like?

Some people dream of a world without pest control, where bugs and pests are allowed to proliferate freely without human intervention. Other people just want the mosquitos and disease-carrying mice to stay away from their homes. While some people think that a world without pest control would be more environmentally-friendly, the past can show us
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How Do Insects Survive the Winter?

The weather outside is frightful, so how do insects survive to bother you again next year? While some of the wildlife around your home high-tail it to warmer regions or enter hibernation to wait out the colder months, bugs seem to vanish when the first frost appears and magically reappear in the spring. Where do
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Enjoy Your Summer Without Hopping on a Plane

Want to have some summer fun without the lines at the airport? There are tons of gorgeous, family-friendly beaches within driving distance of the Baltimore area. So pack your bags and grab a book—it’s time for fun on the beach! The Best Local Beaches There are many public beaches along the Chesapeake Bay of various
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Preparing Your Home and Garden for Spring Pests

The odorous house ant is one of the most common pests facing Maryland homeowners. Most pest species of ants are attracted to sweets, and they can cause huge headaches for gardeners and anyone else wanting to protect plants from aphid and ant infestations. Are the trees and shrubs near your home encouraging an ant problem?
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The Cost of Invasive Species in Maryland

Invasive species have serious consequences for every part of the United States, and they amount to billions of dollars’ worth of damage to United States crops, properties and landscapes. These harmful pests spread rapidly and ruin ecosystems if allowed to go unchecked. Even in Maryland, invasive species are a serious problem. The Basics of Invasive
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Make the Most of Maryland’s Summer Activities

August is a beautiful month for spending time outdoors enjoying all that Maryland has to offer. Throughout the state, there are several county fairs and annual activities that the whole family will love. Grab your family and get ready for a fun month of enjoying nature and spending time outside! State Fairs The Maryland State
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Get Mayflies to Fly Away

Mayflies are known for emerging during the late spring and early summer and sticking around for the warmer months. While they are small and relatively harmless, they are a nuisance when you’re relaxing on the porch with a book or spending time by the campfire at night. How can you keep mayflies from annoying you
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Give Rats the Royal Flush in Roland Park and Cross Keys

Roland Park and Cross Keys have put themselves on the map over the years. With a rich past that dates back more than 100 years and strong links to famous urban planners the Olmsted Brothers, Roland Park and Cross Keys are no strangers to being part of American history. In fact, Roland Park Shopping Center
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