A week away at a villa spent lounging under clear blue skies and burning hot sunshine next to a pool never seems to be enough. Ten days would have been ideal! This is how I felt on our last day in our uniquely Puglian trulli located on the outskirts of Alberobello. In this part of [...]
Tag Archives: mosquitoes
Their whine may be irritating, but it is the bite of a mosquito which can prove deadly. Although all mosquitoes will bite humans and cause those horrible itchy wealds, not all mosquitoes carry disease. The Anopheles species of mosquito carries malaria. According to the WHO, in 2008 malaria caused nearly one million deaths, mostly among [...]
Some animals are natural pest control technicians. From fly eating toads to mice chasing cats there’s an animal out there which would make a great pet and supply a pest control service too. Dogs have been used for centuries as rat catchers and along with cats they are still employed as an effective and cost efficient [...]
Every day we wage a battle against the pests which invade our human places but throughout history man has used the disease and chaos spread by biting insects such as fleas, flies and yellow jackets to his advantage. Across the globe and back as far as the mind can stretch, insects have been used as instruments [...]
Learn which plants and herbs effectively repel mosquitoes in your garden, including lavender, garlic and rosemary on the deBugged blog.