Category: Pollinators

How to Plant a Pollinator Garden

How to Plant a Pollinator Garden Spring is here! And the second week of May is wildflower week. Bring on the butterflies and pollen-covered bumblebee butts! Whether you have a gigantic courtyard or a small balcony of planters, you can create a space to help pollinators. The Bug Girls at Rose Pest Solutions looooooooove pollinators […]

The Differences Between Bees and Wasps

Summer is finally here! As you spend time celebrating graduations and enjoying barbecues, be mindful of uninvited pests lurking in your yard. No, we’re not talking about that weird neighbor that shows up uninvited. We’re talking about stinging pests: bees, wasps, and hornets. If you tuned into the Summer Pest Gazette last month, then you already received […]

Planting Hope

 Planting Hope with Girl Scout Troop #25774 Hey, friends near Paulina Meat Market in Lakeview, Chicago! Have you noticed anything new? Something perhaps like a beautifully-colorful, pollinator garden blossoming? Hopefully you are ready for beautiful butterflies and cute fuzzy bumble bees because The Bug Girls from Rose Pest Solutions and  Girl Scout Troop #25774 planted […]

Honey Bees: Our Favorite Pollinators

Rose Pest Solutions might be America’s oldest pest solutions company, but we’re also extremely conscious of the environmental sensitivity surrounding pest pressures–particularly when it comes to pollinators. All pollinators play an essential role in the nation’s food supply chain, but we’re going to focus on bees for now.