The Solution to Box Elder bugs is PREVENTION!

The Solution to Box Elder bugs is PREVENTION!

Late September to October is the best time of year to prevent Box Elder bugs from over-wintering inside your home! BOGO’s Scott Dorn talks about over-wintering pests with Twin Cities AM1130 radio: Box Elder bugs want to get inside the walls of our homes where it...
Fruit Flies, Don’t Bother Me!

Fruit Flies, Don’t Bother Me!

Fruit flies are one of those pesky little pests that show up seemingly out of nowhere. First, you see one. Then, another one, and another one, until you realize that you’ve got a full-blown infestation on your hands. What do you do? First thing you do is understand...
An Abundant Harvest of Spiders

An Abundant Harvest of Spiders

This summer we had no shortage of rain! It seems like it rained every other day, and sometimes for days at a time. That being said, insects and spiders were in abundance this year! My father asked me to help him with all the tiny spiders that were getting into his...
A Friend to Farmers, but not to Homeowners

A Friend to Farmers, but not to Homeowners

BOGO’s Scott Dorn talks about over-wintering pests with Twin Cities AM1130 radio: Multi-colored Asian Lady Beetles are considered a beneficial insect to farmers. They spend their days eating the aphids off the soy beans, which keeps them from destroying the...
Box Elder Bugs

Box Elder Bugs

Boxelder bugs are a nuisance pest found on homes in the late fall, as they work their way inside the wall cavities, and voids, to overwinter in a hibernated state, during the harsh Minnesota winters. In the spring, they reemerge and reproduce. Although, considered as...
Wasps Celebrate July!

Wasps Celebrate July!

There are 30,000 known species of wasps in the world. Only about 1,000 are considered to be social wasps that build a nest site with multiple members. The other 29,000 are solitary wasps. The most common types of social wasps we see here in Minnesota are Paper Wasps,...