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Silverfish – as the name suggests – are metallic silver insects that move fast across surfaces in a swimming motion. They thrive in highly humid areas such as cupboards and bathrooms (which tend to become steamy and more damp in winter) and feed on just about anything from book pages, wallpaper, clothing and even glue!...
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We all believe that we need to use cheese in our mouse trap because that is what cartoons have taught us, but is that really the truth? And what about cats that keep our property free from rats and mice? Did Tom ever catch Jerry?   Let the myth busting begin.   1 – Cheese...
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Did you know: The name Cockroach comes from the Spanish term Cucaracha (deriving from the Latin ‘blatta’), which means “an insect that shines the light’. We find this strange because cockroaches usually hide from light! Cockroach fossils have been found dating back more than 200 million years! Cockroaches are CANNIBALISTIC! Yes, you may know that...
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Did you know? Sumerians (the people of southern Mesopotamia) were one of the first people recorded to use chemicals as a form of pest control. Around 4 500 years ago, they used Sulphur compounds to control insects and mites. A few thousand years later (3 200 years ago), the Chinese used mercury and arsenical compounds to control...
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Sustainability. A word that has become important in this generation’s vocabulary. The meaning of ‘sustainability’, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is “The degree to which a process or enterprise is able to be maintained or continued while avoiding the long-term depletion of natural resources”. In Today’s environment, being sustainable (both economically and naturally) is...
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We have all been bombarded with information regarding how our actions are negatively affecting the environment. These effects have been so severe that we are changing weather patterns – resulting in GLOBAL WARMING. Even though Global Warming is a very serious issue and we have been experiencing the effects first-hand for the last 20 something...
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Happy New Year! Shoo – I think we can all say that 2020 was not expected and that we are grateful to put it in the past! BUT, what better way to learn and grow than look at our history. So – we thought we could start this year strong on a short blog on...
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