The friendly cockroach

Yes, believe it or not, cockroaches are social creatures!   Scientific studies have shown that roaches form incredibly close bonds with other roaches and that they have a sophisticated intelligence which allows them to recognize members of their own families.  It was also discovered that different generations of the same family are most likely to nest […]

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Real life story dealing with ants

Having emigrated to the heady climate of the Mediterranean from the chilly shores of Britain, I have had to learn quickly how to live with bugs including dealing with ants. In Britain there might be the infamous rain – but there are no cockroaches in bathrooms or seasonal ants coming through the plug sockets.   Ants […]

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Partner planting handling bugs and conditions the natural way

Selecting and planting the right plants for your garden will help you organically control common plant pests and will enable you to avoid having to use insecticides.  Your carefully selected plants will attract the good bugs like bees and butterflies whilst naturally keeping away the nuisance bugs like whitefly and aphids.  Butterflies and bees are pollinators […]

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How to eradicate cockroaches organically and keep your home free of cockroaches

Know your enemy! The American female cockroach can lay about 14 eggs a week. Most offspring die of hunger, but those who survive can live for two years! With an environment providing food, the population can grow quickly, and unfortunately cockroaches eat almost everything … Their favorite  food is rotten fruit, sweet things and alcohol […]

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