There are 5 entries for the tag Ants
Posted @ 2/19/2013 9:33 AM By Venus Pest
Last year we made 6 predictions for pest activity we thought would happen during 2012. While we got most right in last year’s outlook, we missed on a couple...but not by much! As always, there will be some pest or pests that erupt this...
Posted @ 10/21/2012 11:44 PM By Venus Pest
While it is true that sometimes we can’t eliminate fire ants completely, we can certainly control them effectively. Using the correct products at the correct time can result in 90-95% control throughout the year. By timing applications based on seasonal behaviors, we use the ant’s biology against them.
Posted @ 2/27/2012 8:33 PM By Venus Pest
Every year we experience some sort of a pest scourge. From scorpions to lovebugs, they all get their time to shine and appear at different intervals. This year, we decided to use our experience, education, and wild guesses to make predictions about what pests will do in the year to come.
Posted @ 11/30/2011 2:30 AM By Venus Pest
Why yes, they are. Hairy rasberry crazy ants to be more specific. Just as the imported fire ant invaded the United States in the early 1900s and snuffed out other native species of insects, the rasberry crazy ant has found its way in and is beginning to do the same. Before you ask, I did not spell raspberry wrong, they are named after Tom Rasberry, the pest control operator that discovered them in Houston.
Posted @ 7/14/2011 8:43 AM By Venus Pest
Attention: We're seeing a spike in swarming ants around Texas! We've written extensively about swarming ants before where we've talked about why they swarm and how to protect your property. Think of the swarmers as the "winged" ants you see fl...