The Texanist: Am I the Only Person Seeing a Lot More Bugs This Summer?

The Texanist: Am I the Only Person Seeing a Lot More Bugs This Summer?

texanistQ: Is it my imagination, or did the very wet spring cause a bigger-than-normal infestation of mosquitoes, flies, fruit flies, and other annoying insects? My house and yard are filled with buzzing and biting creatures—even more than usual. Is there any way to get some relief from this annoying arthropod invasion—especially those fruit flies? Sandy Garcia, San Antonio A: Mosquitoes, flies, fruit flies, fire ants, bees, wasps, yellow jackets, roaches, fleas, ticks, spiders, chiggers, scorpions, centipedes, millipedes, crickets, gnats, click beetles, and cicadas. And mosquito eaters, and june bugs, and kissing bugs, and bedbugs, and stink bugs and chinch bugs. And ladybugs. And doodlebugs. Oh, and lighting bugs. And so on and so on and so on. Welcome to Texas, where the bugs are a…View Original Post

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