DATE POSTED: January 17, 2019
Are you familiar with the children's rhyme “I know an old lady…”? It goes something like, I know an old lady who swallowed a fly, then she swallowed a spider to catch the fly, then swallowed a bird to catch the spider, and on and on. You might wonder what that has to do with keeping millipedes and centipedes out of your New England home… bear with us.
DATE POSTED: February 20, 2017
Not unless you consider "curling up into a tight pinwheel," dangerous. These skittish little critters coil tightly in response to danger. They don't attack. Millipedes are also herbivores. That means they eat vegetation. They have no interest in biting humans; they don't have venom; and they are not known to spread infectious diseases, harmful bacteria, or parasites to humans. Some species of…
DATE POSTED: December 16, 2015
There is a good chance, if you are old enough, that you remember the game Centipede. Produced by Atari, it could be played either at the local mall arcade or on the home Atari game system. Centipede is a vertically oriented shoot-em-up game that was designed by Ed Logg and Dona Bailey. In this game the player defends himself or herself against a host of spiders, scorpions, fleas and, yes…
DATE POSTED: November 10, 2015
Let's be honest, as pests go, the millipede is not the worst one out there. Sure, it's disgusting--especially when it is crawling on your walls with a hundred of its brothers and sisters, but this little bug is hardly a threat. Does it seem strange that we would take this position, considering the fact that we are a pest control company? Well, to answer that, here is our list of things millipedes…
DATE POSTED: March 31, 2015
That's right sports lovers, we have an incredible match for you today as we pit the ferocious centipede up against the clever and wily millipede, to see which contender will survive this battle to the death. This may be the most exciting battle in arthropod history! Let's find out.
DATE POSTED: January 19, 2015
Which are you? The kind of person who believes that anything with more than four legs should be squished, or the kind of person who will delicately trap a fly and release him back into the wild? I used to be the second one--and I guess I still am, to a certain extent. Just yesterday I caught a stink bug with a tiny glass and escorted him off my property. But flies don't live long in my house. I…