COLONY CONTROL IN TERMITES – BAITS vs SOIL TREATMENTS

Termite baits are generally recognized as the most reliable method to achieve colony control, but what evidence is there that liquid soil treatments using a non-repellent insecticide can also deliver colony control? Whereas termite baits are generally regarded as the best option for delivering colony control, there is little evidence supporting claims that soil treatments

Is It Termites?

Subterranean – Underground Living at Its Best Insects – termites, ants, and grubs, are just one subset of pests that live underground. Gophers, ground squirrels, and voles are another. These are all organisms that have evolved to thrive, living beneath lawns, in hedgerows, and they sometimes make themselves pests in our homes. Subterranean pests cause

Termites and Ants strike gold

Pest Control Western Sydney Termites and ants are stockpiling gold in their mounds, new CSIRO research has found. Australia’s smallest and most numerous mining prospectors can show us where new gold deposits are. Insects can carry gold from underground up into their mounds.    Dr. Aaron Stewart and his CSIRO colleagues have shown that they

Stop Attracting Termites to your Garden!

For many of us, gardening is a much-loved hobby that can be enjoyed all year round due to our beautiful climate. However, while you may be transforming your garden into a tropical paradise, you could also be unsuspectingly creating a paradise for a termite colony. Here are five bad gardening habits that attract termites, and five good gardening