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How to Keep Earwigs Off Your Property
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You may have seen some earwigs around your home. They would love nothing more than to feed on the tasty plants in your garden. While keeping them out can be difficult Wholesale Corey Davis Jersey , it is possible. You may have seen some earwigs around your home. They would love nothing more than to feed on the tasty plants in your garden. While keeping them out can be difficult, it is possible. The key, though, is to learn a bit more about them and how to prevent them before they become a problem.

Earwigs are actually quite easy to spot. They are usually a dark brown or red color. They have lighter brown legs and are about 58 of an inch long. Their most distinguishing feature are the long pincers at the end of their abdomen. They are rather prolific, too. During the course of one season Wholesale Delanie Walker Jersey , a female can lay up to 60 eggs at a time. They lay them under the soil. The adults overwinter in the soil, then start again the next year. Moisture is a big part of an earwig鈥檚 life. They have to have moist, damp places to survive.

Earwigs are typically nocturnal creatures, and they will eat dead insects or decomposing plant material. The do, however Wholesale Marcus Mariota Jersey , also consume live plants, and they are just as likely to eat your garden as they are your leaf pile.

Earwigs can also get into your home through a door or problem window. They build up quite rapidly around foundations too. There are superstitions surrounding these creatures in homes, but none of them are true. The idea is that they would burrow into your ears while you sleep, but those pincers people are so afraid of are only used for sparing with rival creatures. If they do get into your home, you are most likely to find them in the kitchen Wholesale Amani Hooker Jersey , bathroom, or laundry room.

Earwig prevention actually starts outside. They are attracted to moisture, so any moisture control practice is a must. If there is a way to control damp conditions around your crawl space, near your faucet, or even along the foundation Wholesale Nate Davis Jersey , do it. Clean your gutters on a regular basis, and make certain you are directing the water from downspouts and the foundation of your home away from it. You should also liberally caulk and weather strip any potential openings where earwigs might get in.

Clean up your garden debris on a regular basis, too. You may want to spread some dry gravel as your mulch instead of more traditional wood chips. Move any landscape timbers or decorative stones well away from your foundation. Earwigs are also often attracted to light, so adjust the lights so they shine well away from your home.

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