Bedbugs are continuing to invade Canadian homes. The below story tells about the struggle that Yellowknife is currently facing.
Yellowknife is the capital and largest city in the Northwest Territories, but the population is only 20,000. From the article below and from several phone calls we’ve received from Yellowknife residents, it sounds like the bedbug problem is [...]
The City of Edmonton has come out with an excellent guide to Preventing & Getting Rid of Bed Bugs Safely. It is directed at property owners, operators, managers & tenants. We encourage you to click on the link below to view the guide for yourself.
Edmonton’s Guide to Preventing and Getting Rid of Bed Bug [...]
Below is a great article by Denise Hodgins that provides an introduction to using diatomaceous earth in your garden. Thanks Denise for bringing attention to pesticide free gardening methods!
GROWING CONCERNS: Diatomaceous Earth keeps pests out of the garden without using pesticides By Denise Hodgins, Special to QMI Agency
People looking for an organic, non-pesticide [...]
Below is a great video about Tim McCoy, who runs the Dodson Urban Pest Management Lab at Virginia Tech. He believes that bedbugs are an epidemic that will get worse before it gets better. McCoy’s lab is at the forefront of research on pesticide resistance and finding new control methods for bedbugs, like Diatomaceous earth.
Toronto Bed Bug Infestations Spike by nearly 40% in 2010 [...]