What Colors Are Bees Attracted To?What colors are bees attracted to? Many would say that they didn’t know bees had a preference for any color. Really, what could what you wear be of interest to a bee? Based on the color you are wearing, you could be seen as a flower or a predator. If you’re lucky enough, you won’t be wearing the colors that would identify you as either. This means the threat of them coming near you is minimized.What you may not realize is that many insects and animals … [Read more...] about What Colors Are Bees Attracted To?
Bees & Stinging Insects
Flying Stinging Insect Control Nassau County: The weather keeps getting warmer and with it comes flying insects. Bees and wasps seem to have a bad reputation and are mostly known for being stinging insects. Bees and wasps are considered to be dangerous because of their ability to sting and cause allergic reactions. Bees, Wasps, Hornets, and Yellow JacketsBees are typically hairy, while wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets are not. Bee species have a barbed stinger and can only sting a … [Read more...] about Flying Stinging Insect Control Nassau County
Dangerous Bee Nest Removal Queens: Spring time welcomes in not only warmer weather, blooming flowers and bright sunshine, but also a heavy influx of insect activity. Bees and wasps are no exception, they are very busy this time of year and some homeowners discover that a hive or nest has been built on or near their home this time of year. Bee hives and wasp nests are nothing to take lightly, especially when they are close to your home.People who suffer from allergic reactions to bee stings … [Read more...] about Bee Nest Removal Queens, Dangerous
Stinging insects such as bees, wasps, hornets and yellow jackets send a half million people to the emergency room each year. These flying insects are a nuisance, have a painful sting and are most active during the late summer and early fall when the colonies forage for food to sustain the Queen during the winter months.If you find stinging insects invading your property, contact Rest Easy Pest Control and schedule an appointment with one of our knowledgeable and experienced staff. Our … [Read more...] about Stinging Insects, Spotlights on Them
Bee Smart and Let Them Bee: For those of us living in the Empire State this time of year, the classic Beatles’ song “Here Comes the Sun” resonates with a meaning that Americans born in warmer climates can never fully appreciate.This past winter was like the Vietnam War—long, brutal, and heavily protested. But as we embrace spring with open arms, not all that glitters is gold: we have to worry about insects for the first time in a long time.Most insects are simply pests—annoying … [Read more...] about Bee Smart and Let Them Bee
How to Know the Difference between Bees, Wasps, and HornetsAny insect that has the ability to sting is scary. Even scarier are the ones that are airborne. If you've ever come across a bee, wasp, or hornet flying around close to you, there's a good chance that you've ducked to get away from it, even when it was clearly not trying to attack.Unfortunately, many people get stung each year. For some, it's nothing more than a dull pain that goes away after a day or two. Some people, however, … [Read more...] about How to Know the Difference between Bees, Wasps, and Hornets
Wasp and Bee Killer Dangers: What it Means For Your Backyard Wasps and bees aren't just a nuisance -- they can be downright scary. The fear of these flying insects is intensified if you happen to be allergic to their stings. Wasp and Bee Killer Dangers: What it Means For Your Backyard?But even if you're not allergic, if these insects get close, you'll quickly find yourself performing acrobatic stunts to stay away from them.Many people try to avoid killing bees because they are … [Read more...] about Wasp and Bee Killer Dangers