DATE POSTED: August 29, 2018
Yellow jackets, wasps, and hornets love the heat. The warm weather gives them more energy to buzz around and allows them to become more active. This is why as the summer rolls on you will see more and more of these stinging insects.
DATE POSTED: May 31, 2018
Winters in Maine can be harsh, but at least during the winter you don't have to be concerned about stinging insects. When the weather warms up, out come the bees, wasps, and yellow jackets to plague you on your South Portland property. Here are a few things you should know to avoid getting stung.
DATE POSTED: October 15, 2014
Yellow Jackets and Bees come out of hibernation at the end of spring, and slowly build their hives and nests through the summer months. When fall arrives, their populations have usually maxed out, and food resources in the area are diminished, which means there are more stinging insects flying around your house. This is also the time when new queens search for a place to overwinter. So, it is…
DATE POSTED: September 17, 2014
Wasps. The mere mention of them strikes terror into the heart of most people, and for good reason.
DATE POSTED: September 19, 2012
You may have noticed a recent cooling trend in the temperatures through much of New England. And while this may seem like the end of summer pests, that is just not the case. In fact, as the fall quickly approaches our doorsteps, the threat of stinging insects remains high. It is important for homeowners in Rhode Island and surrounding New England to take caution when it comes to hornets, wasps…