wasps

5 Plants That Repel Bees and Wasps

While we all know that bees and wasps are pollinators, that doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice safety in your garden or backyard. Fortunately, making a few alterations to your existing gardens or flower beds can help repel these...

5 Tips for Getting Rid of Wasps

Finding an increase in wasps around your home or business can often be a scary experience. Not only do these pests have painful stings, but they are also often incredibly aggressive when they feel threatened. Fortunately, deterring wasps doesn't have to be...

Signs of a Wasp Nest

Residents of Oklahoma are no stranger to a variety of different wasps infiltrating their gardens, barbecues, or outdoor gatherings. Unfortunately, if you are experiencing high numbers of these pests, there is a good chance of a nest nearby. To compound this problem even...

Is It a Bee, Wasp, or Hornet?

As the temperatures start to climb, an array of winged insects will begin to make their presence known. While many will often be seen landing on flowers or making an appearance around backyard gatherings, it still might be difficult to quickly...

How to Get Rid of Wasps

HOW TO: Identify Prevent When to Call a Professional Wasps are one of those critters that sometimes people aren’t able to get the results they want without the assistance of a professional. Since wasps are flying insects, treating their nests...

Dangerous Spring Pests: What To Look For

Although you may be happy that spring has finally arrived and the cold days of winter are behind us, this new season could also expose you to dangerous spring pests. As a multitude of insects and bugs begin to emerge...

3 Common Spring Pests and the Best Ways to Avoid Them

While spring is most notable for its warmer weather and extensive impact on flower growth, it also signals the beginning of pest season. While many different pests will likely begin making their presence known, there are a few more notorious...

Plan for Spring Pest Control Now To Deter Unwanted Houseguests

With the first day of spring quickly closing in, many homeowners are beginning to plan for the arrival of unwanted pests. While the upcoming months will bring warmer temperatures and blooming flowers, these exciting changes are often overshadowed by the...

Paper Wasps May Appear Indoors This Winter

For many Oklahoma residents, the arrival of winter may bring the unexpected presence of erratic paper wasps inside of their homes. While many members of a colony will die off in early fall, reproductive females will begin looking for places...

Red Wasps vs. Yellowjackets

Red Wasps and Yellowjackets… while they both may be wasps in a general sense, they are two very different insects. Although they may be different, can you tell the difference between the two? Do you know how to identify them,...