Category Archives: Insects

Chinch Bugs

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Chinch bugs are dark in color and have wings. They are almost microscopic in size, similar to the size of a sesame seed. The best way to tell in they are affecting your property is to look closely for movement in the lawn at the leading edge of the damaged area. Chinch bug damage often [...]
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Cicada Killer Wasps

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These wasps, despite their intimidating appearance, are really quite docile. They can fly all around you and never attack. However, we wouldn’t suggest you sit on one or try to crush one with your hands because then they may sting. Especially the females because they are known to have stingers, but the males do not [...]
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Crane Flies

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Crane flies can best be identified as looking like large, oversized mosquitos. The species found most commonly in Massachusetts have two flights per year. The first adults usually appear in the beginning of May and the second in the first few weeks of September. Crane flies prefer wet conditions, so making sure your lawn does [...]
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