Earwigs…those nasty, pincer wielding insects whose very name inspired a myth that they burrow in your ear and make a home in your brain. Thankfully for us, that rumor is false, but it doesn’t make earwigs any less nasty. They are found on all continents except Antarctica and with 2,000 different species, they are one of the smallest insect orders. As omnivores, earwigs eat a variety of other insects and plants. Farmers often place the blame of crop damage on earwigs since these bugs are mostly garden pests. Earwigs love dark, wet and musty environments however, so oftentimes, just tidying the garden and removing dense foliage and dead leaves will reduce their numbers. The biggest problem is when earwigs come inside your house because they can find many dark, wet places to hide.
Is It Termite Season?
What time of year do termites generally appear? This is, perhaps, the wrong question to ask. While termites will only…