Suburban Pest Blog

What Stung Me?

Posted by Ken Unger on Sep 4, 2015 10:09:00 AM

Stinging pests are not only a huge nuisance, they can also be extremely dangerous. And as summer comes to an end, populations are at their peak. But not all stinging pests behave the same. Some are passive and unassertive, while others are extremely aggressive and easily provoked.

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Topics: Yellow Jackets, pest control, stinging insects, bees, wasps, hornets

Bug-Free BBQ: How to Keep Yellow Jackets from Ruining Your Cookout

Posted by Ken Unger on Aug 11, 2015 2:32:00 PM

Summer barbeques are a time to kick back, relax, throw some burgers on the grill, and get attacked by yellow jackets.

Wait…what?

No one invited any yellow jackets. How rude of them to show up uninvited. But being polite was never a yellow jacket’s prerogative.  They’re way more interested in what’s on the menu. These lean, mean, buzzing machines have a tough time resisting tasty barbeques – and can you blame them? It’s like waving a red curtain in front of a bull.

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Topics: Yellow Jackets, pest control, summer insects, stinging insects, bees, wasps, hornets