Indian Meal Moths: Silently Lurking in the Kitchen

Nothing makes me shudder more than the thought of indian meal moths in my food pantry. We all have our bug fears & rants. Mine happens to be this evil little time gobbler of an insect that invades our food. This particular blog is personal for me, today. If you have not heard or experienced … (read more)


The Ants are Marching in Murfreesboro

It seems that almost everyone who calls us this week says that the ants are marching in a big way through Murfreesboro and the rest of middle Tennessee. Even for the professional like The Bug Man, ants can be the most challenging pest to control. But, with thorough training and know-how even the trickiest ant … (read more)


Don’t worry… bee happy about beneficial insects!

Children Embrace our beneficial insects. Shouldn’t you? Children are so fun and curious about bugs!  Little Johnny often doesn’t think twice about picking up a spider by the leg and running to show his mommy. When he shows her his discovery, mom will often scream and run as far away as possible. Johnny will inevitably … (read more)


Knocking Out Boxelder Bugs

Winter is knocking on our door, and with the swing of climate shift comes a wave of boxelder bugs. In the last several days, we’ve received numerous calls from our customers about these bothersome bugs. Whether congregating outside the house en masse or making a little boxelder village inside, these red and black bugs are … (read more)


Cicadas in Tennessee 2011

We’re using Llama Font to deliver bad news about the 2011 Cicadas in Tennessee… Here at The Bug Man, we’re big fans of humor. It’s great to laugh! Because, honestly, some things are quite funny. If laughter is the best medicine, then we’ve got an entire medicine cabinet full of it! While browsing Twitter today, we stumbled upon … (read more)


The 13-Year Cicadas Set to Invade Middle Tennessee

The cicadas are coming! You may have heard rumors that the dreaded 13-year cicadas are emerging this year in Tennessee. It’s true. They are coming between April and June. The cicadas are coming! You may have heard rumors that the dreaded 13-year cicadas are emerging this year in Tennessee. It’s true. They are coming between … (read more)


The Buzz on Bees and Other Sting Things

“Killer” bees. Yellowjackets. Wasps. Nests. Allergies. Pain. Do you feel the fear? Honeybee, carpenter bee, bumble bee… How do I tell them apart?“Killer” bees. Yellowjackets. Wasps. Nests. Allergies. Pain. Do you feel the fear? With warmer weather comes more bug activity, including bees and wasps. In this season, there are many different kinds of stinging insects flying around … (read more)


Garage Sale Goodies and Bed Bug Bites

Be cautious when searching for that great bargain at the local garage sale. You could be bringing bed bugs and roaches to your home. I drove by my first yard sale of the season this afternoon while cruising through Murfreesboro on Highway 96. You’d think that gazing at the steals-of-a-deals and knick-knacks strewn about on the … (read more)


Spring is in the Air and Ants are on the Move in Middle Tennessee

At The Bug Man, we want to equip you with as much information as we can on how to keep your home pest free.Here’s your latest installment of Bug Basics. Follow these tips to help your pest control professional better protect your home.Inside Tips: If you spill something, clean it up. That ketchup on your kitchen … (read more)


Ant Season? Termite Season?

Tell me folks, is it ant season or termite season? Is it Bugs season or Daffy season? “Duck season!” “Rabbit season!” “Duck season!” “Rabbit season” Remember Looney Toons? Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck used to argue back and forth about which hunting season it was. And ol’ Elmer Fudd was befuddled by all of the … (read more)