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What are honeybee swarms and where do they go? (OR Help – I’ve got honeybees in my building!)

What are Honeybee Swarms? Each year between around April and July, almost every colony of honeybees will naturally swarm. This is regardless of whether the colony is kept in a hive by a beekeeper or is a feral colony living naturally in a tree or other location. Swarming is the honeybees natural method of reproduction. […]

What Are Silverfish?

What Are Silverfish? Although harmless to human health, silverfish are pests and can cause damage around the home. They get their name from their silver colouration and from their fish like shape and movements. In this blog article we take a closer look at silverfish, how to identify them, why they are a pest and […]

Winter Pests

Winter Pests We are all used to seeing ants, bees and wasps in the summer months and we tend to think that pests just disappear over the winter, but that is far from the case. In this article we will take a look at which unwanted visitors are likely to find your home irresistible this […]

How to get rid of bedbugs

How to get rid of bedbugs Some of the old nursery rhymes and sayings are really rather grim, take the nursery rhyme “Ring a ring of roses” which refers to the plague and spotting the marks and lesions, more frightening rather than reassuring isn’t it? Another such tradition with a sinister meaning, is the popular […]

How To Get Rid of Bees

How To Get Rid of Bees Bees are extremely important insects as far as our ecosystems are concerned. Without them many of the crops that we rely on would not be pollinated potentially leading to food shortages, did you know that there are around 70 crops in the UK which depend on our Bee pollination? […]

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