two stink bugs on a leaf

Why are There so many Stink Bugs in my Home?

Why is There a Stink Bug Problem Now? New York State, and in fact, much us the United States has been invaded.  The offender in this case is an insect native to Asia, the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, often referred to as the “BMSB”.  The BMSB appears to have come over the ocean in the mid 1990’s, perhaps stowing aboard …

Honeybee collecting pollen from flowers

What’s the Difference Between a Hornet, Wasp, and Bee?

Buzzing and Stinging With the change of season comes green grass, fresh young flowers and a disturbing buzzing sound.  While most people welcome the spring and summer months and the re-growth of slumbering plants and animals, we are reminded that, also awaking from a deep sleep, are thousands of insects, including the stinging varieties. While we might think honey bees …