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September 8, 2015

It’s in the autumn when wasps are more likely to attack people. Read about what wasps are doing now and get a tip for their effective and safe control in Greater Glasgow, Inverclyde and Ayrshire.

 

Cold weather behind decrease in wasp numbers

If you were unfortunate wasps...

August 8, 2015

 

Cold, wet and relatively short spring 2015 continuing into dull summer had initially slowed down development of these pesky insects. Flying ants are now emerging in large numbers across the West of Scotland

What are flying ants?

Winged and sexually mature ant males (sim...

July 9, 2015

Top-peak temperatures amidst summer normally trigger mating in Common Black Ants. In Scotland, it usually falls onto July.   

 

Spring of 2015 was quite cold and start of the summer has been slow therefore a delay in the life-cycle of garden ants is likely. While an...

April 12, 2015

Followed closely by wasps ants are one of the first seasonal insect pests out in April across Scotland

Black (Garden) Ant, Common Wasp and German Wasp

It is not uncommon with Black Ants and other nuisance & garden pests to start seeing them in the spring months more ofte...

March 18, 2015

With the spring weather advancing across Scotland you may experience ingress of various small invertebrates to your house. In a house surrounded with gardens these usually are woodlice, commonly known as slaters (Scotland), millipedes, centipedes and garden ants.

 

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January 31, 2015

The event organised by BPCA (British Pest Control Association) has taken place in Scotland earlier this week.

 

About 50 delegates (incl. myself) representing Scotland’s pest control industry gathered on Wednesday in Energy Assets Arena at Livingston FC, West Lothian an...

July 27, 2014

I often come across situations when people first try to tackle a wasp problem by obstructing wasps or by sealing off the wasp entry points and assuming the wasps would go away after several hours of angrily flying about their now temporarily inaccessible nest. That is...

May 1, 2014

There’s a risk of being stung by wasps, hornets or bees not only in summer. It is important to carefully remove the sting from the wound (bees only) and start cooling the sore location on the body. You will learn about first aid to a wasp/hornet/bee sting in this post.

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May 1, 2014

We discourage people from killing honey bees since these insects are becoming rare and are an important factor in wildlife for pollination. In UK honey bees are not protected by law; however, it is a good practice not to destroy them. If you have a bees’ nest at your p...

April 6, 2014

As spring advances and outdoor temperatures climb over 10 C woodlice and other small intruders appear more often inside houses. Woodlice, commonly known as slaters, are often by laics mistakenly referred to as small insects or bugs. The creatures do not in fact belong...

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