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There is absolutely no doubt where the name ‘stink bug’ comes from; as those of us here in West Chester that have had the unfortunate experience of spending the winter with them can attest. Stink bugs stink. It’s that plain and simple. They are equipped with a gland on their abdomen that produces a very noxious odor that some species can even spray up to several feet. Some say…
There are some things you can count on in life. The sun will always rise and the sun will always set. The summer will always come and the summer will always go. And when the summer goes it will always be followed by colder months.
At Bunker Hill, on the 17th of June, 1775, Col. William Prescott--in an attempt to save on the last precious reserves of gunpowder--is said to have issued the command, "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes." But when it comes to stopping the invasion of stink bugs that will attack your home this fall, now is the time to start doing everything you can to keep them out. By the time you…
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The stink bug? So what exactly is the stink bug, you ask? The stink bug, technically called the brown marmorated stink bug, is a little pest that was actually introduced into the U.S. in 1998. They came from the Orient accidentally and have thrived here because they have no natural predators. These are small insects, slightly under an inch, with a shield shaped body and brown shading. And you're…