Monthly Archives: April 2011

Thinking about Starting your own Garden?

Starting your own garden can offer you and your family many benefits. Fresh fruits and vegetables hold more nutrients than their store bought counter parts. By planting your own garden you can control how much money you spend,...
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Field Ant

Field ants, or the One Node Ant, are large ants that are often confused with carpenter ants. Field ants are found in a variety of colors including black, brown, tan, red or red and black. The key to...
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Ants in the Kitchen?

As been discussing lately, spring and summer bring many pests. One pest in particular that affects everyone, regardless of region, is ants. There are so many different varieties of ants. Argentine ants are mainly found in...
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"Experts seeing rise in tick population, threat of disease" – Macon.com

Did you know that mice are essential to the life cycle of a tick? Check out this interesting article that was posted in June 2010 on Macon.com Experts seeing rise in tick population, threat of disease By LIZ FABIAN -...
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Northwest Ranked in 100 Top Workplaces by AJC

The Atlanta Journal Constitution has ranked the 100 Top Workplaces in Atlanta! Northwest Exterminating is proud to be #4 in the Midsize Workplaces division. In October of 2010, The AJC put out the call for emloyees to nominate...
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Post Office Offers GO GREEN stamps

Northwest Exterminating isn't the only one GOING GREEN. The United States Postal Service now offers Go Green stamps....
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Little Known Insect Facts

In the 1960s, animal behavior researchers studied the effects of various substances on spiders. When spiders were fed flies that had been injected with caffeine, they spun very "nervous" webs. When spiders ate flies injected with LSD, they spun webs...
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One of Our Own Featured in Spinal Column magazine

Our very own Ryan Bloyd was featured in the latest addition of Spinal Column magazine. Spinal Column is a magazine produced by The Shepherd Center here in Atlanta. The Shepherd Center is a private, non-profit hospital that specialize...
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Spring has Sprung…and so have allergies!

Spring has sprung and chances are…so have your allergies. Approximately 40 million Americans suffer from allergies. Allergies to pollen, also known as “hay fever”, can be caused by plants or trees blooming. When plants bloom and set...
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Carpenter Bees

It’s spring time so there is a good chance that you are seeing those large black bees and those large holes and tunnels in your wood. Those are carpenter bees that have been living in those holes and tunnels...
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