Just the Facts: Pigeons

Have you ever heard someone call pigeons; “rats with wings”? Truth is, Pigeon is a French word that derives from the Latin pipio, for a “peeping” chick. Only a few birds have been associated with humans so closely as the common city pigeon. It has been domesticated and taken around the world, raised for food, trained for homing, racing, and carrying messages, and used in research. Originally native … Continue reading Just the Facts: Pigeons

5 Types of Insect Repellent to Skip

Not all mosquito and tick repellents are created equal. Here’s a list of products that aren’t supported by evidence. Adapted from Consumer Reports.com According to a recent study by scientists at New Mexico State University, the number of repellent products available on Amazon has nearly doubled (from 13,000 products to around 25,000) in recent years. This sheer number of options presents consumers with a double-edged sword: … Continue reading 5 Types of Insect Repellent to Skip

How to keep unwanted animals off bird feeders.

Let’s paint the picture: You are on your back porch, looking at your post-mounted bird feeder. What you expect to see is a variety of birds happily grazing.  But in reality, you just see a squirrel feasting on, to him, what feels like an endless buffet. Now begins the hunt for a way to keep the pests at bay. And we know the myths; funnels, … Continue reading How to keep unwanted animals off bird feeders.

Gnat Control

Nixalite Gnat Control Products kill gnats and other insects.  Products include sprayers, foggers and the solutions. Male gnats often assemble together in large mating swarms, particularly at dusk, called a ghost.  All gnats have long, hairlike antennae, which are particularly well-developed in the males. Let Nixalite help you decide on the product you need. We offer complete planning and product support services. If at any time you have questions, please Contact … Continue reading Gnat Control