Though raccoons and opossums (possum) are thought to be primarily rural animals, these two types of wildlife can become pests in homes, whether located in the country or the city. And while these pests are often grouped together, they have distinct differences when their diet, behavior, and habitats are compared.
Boxwood plants are common across North America. They are very commonly used in landscaping as hedges, shrubs, or backdrops for flowers. Boxwoods are a type of evergreen, which means they have foliage year round, are extremely adaptable to various locations, and they can be pruned into a variety of shapes. All of these reasons make boxwoods very popular plants across the country. And where there are boxwood plants, there is often the boxwood leafminer. Keep reading to learn more about this damaging insect and how you can recognize its signs. </p>
Mice are more than just a nuisance that can get into your food or chew up electrical wires. And while the common house mouse is much less aggressive than a rat, a mouse can still cause health risks from its droppings and saliva.
Many different kinds of bugs are resourceful, able to make themselves at home in unlikely areas and figuring out ways to cohabitate—even thrive—amongst humans. You’ve likely come across a bug hiding out in a place you weren’t expecting. One such place that people might not think of when they think of common insect habitats is rain gutters. But in fact, several different types of insects may make themselves comfortable there. Keep reading to learn what gutter bugs could be hiding out in your gutters.