Tag: insects

Easy & Effective: How to Make Your Own Tick Deterrent

Ticks can definitely suck all of the fun out of an enjoyable morning walk by the creek or beach. In addition to being quite annoying, ticks are also transmitters of serious diseases such as the Rocky Mountain spotted fever or Lyme disease. The question that ensues is of course, is […]

7 Awesome Plants to Attract Dragonflies to Control Mosquitoes

Using plants to attract dragonflies and control mosquitoes is one beneficial ancient method of pest control. Dragonflies can be awesome in controlling the population of mosquitoes. Using them is how nature is helping us- there’s no need of using harmful sprays full of chemicals. Dragonflies are the predators of mosquitoes […]

Female Dragonflies Fake Death To Avoid Males Ready To Mate

Female Dragonflies Fake Death To Avoid Males Ready To Mate

Most of you who’re reading this have probably done some weird stuff yourselves to avoid someone, right? But, female dragonflies are definitely taking things to the next level- they literally fake death when they want to avoid intimacy with male partners. However, this is only seen in one specific species […]