Wild Wednesday: Pollen Collector

By | August 31st, 2016|Categories: beautiful insects, Bees|Tags: , |

One of our staff filmed this native bee collecting pollen from a squash flower in her backyard. You can clearly see the bee packing the pollen between the hairs on its hind legs. ----- At Thrasher Termite and Pest Control, [...]

Wild Wednesday: Halictus ligatus

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: beautiful insects, Bees|Tags: , , |

Halictus ligatus, also known as a sweat bee, is another solitary California native bee. It finds hairy gum plant flowers irresistible. It's not unusual to see a male Halictus feasting on gum plant nectar during the day and then sleeping in the [...]

Wild Wednesday: Dainty Butterfly

By | August 17th, 2016|Categories: beautiful insects|Tags: , |

This dainty nectar sipper was found in a patch of Shasta daisies. She flitted from flower to flower, parked her behind in the center of a blossom, and then pivoted in a circle while slurping up nectar. ----- At Thrasher [...]

Snail More Deadly than Sharks, Lions, and Wolves Combined

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Pest Control Saves Lives|

"Pest Control Saves Lives!" is not something most people think about; but, Thrasher Termite & Pest Control knows that what we do can make people more comfortable, homes more hospitable--and can prevent deadly illnesses. Here's an example of the positive impact of pest [...]

Better Bed Bug Information

By | August 12th, 2016|Categories: Bed Bugs, Bed Bugs Prevention, San Diego Bed Bugs|

It takes training and experience to find and control bed bugs. Thrasher Termite & Pest Control has relaunched our website specifically about bed bugs. Learn how to identify bed bugs, the options for treating bed bugs, how to prevent bed bugs, [...]