The following links offer helpful info on weeds and pests of the region.

Did you know...

  • Ants have the largest brain compared to other insects.
  • Mosquitos can smell their prey from about 75 feet away.
  • Honey bees can fly at 15 mph.
  • With each molt, the millipede gets a new segment and two paris of legs.
  • A mosquito beats its wings 300-600 times per second.
  • Millipedes produce an odorous fluid that can cause an allergic reaction and can be harmful if it gets into the eye.
  • The average life expectancy of an ant is 45-60 days.
  • Tree crickets are called the poor mans thermometer because temperature directly affects their rate of activity. Count the number of chirps a cricket makes in 15 seconds, and then add 37. The sum will be very close to the outside temperature..
  • Honey bees need to consume about 20 lbs. of honey to make 1b. of beeswax.