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What's tunneling through my lawn? The difference between moles and voles!

Moles and voles can ruin a homeowner’s peace of mind. They take over a lawn, dig tunnels, and destroy all the hard work you’ve invested in making your lawn look healthy and vibrant. Even though these two pests are commonly associated with one another, they are actually very different critters. Knowing the differences between these two animals will not only let you know which has invaded your lawn, but how they’ll affect your property, and how to stop them.Read more

Facts about Termites for Maryland Residents

Every spring in the mid-Atlantic region we see termite swarms that are hundreds, perhaps thousands of winged termites flying as a group looking for a new place to a start a new colony. When termites find a suitable damp timber or earth they land. Termites are tiny little creatures who survive by being extremely efficient in the consumption of cellulose or wood.Read more

Common Maryland Flies

There are two species of flies that we commonly see in Maryland: the common house fly and the stable fly, also known as the horse fly. Both types of flies carry numerous pathogens than can be extremely harmful to humans and pets.Read more

Are Poisonous Spiders in Maryland?

My next door neighbor stopped me and asked if we were having an issue with spiders. Before I could reply he said they are over run with a variety of types. He and his wife were concerned if any of the spiders were poisonous.Read more
Spiders and Kids

Spiders and Kids

Now what are some of the reasons that children seem to be so interested in spiders? Blades of Green have quite a collection of plastic and rubber spiders that we give away at Home Shows.Read more