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Do you have clothes moths?

Clothes moths are tiny moths that produce larvae which feed on our natural fibre clothes and furnishings. It may seem strange that “clothes moths” are from a family of moths known as “fungus moths”.  However, in the wild, many of the moth species in this family have larvae that feed on fungi, lichens and dead…

The finer points of fly trapping with your EnviroSafe Fly Trap.

So perhaps you have used the magnificent EnviroSafe fly trap to catch those nuisance flies and you have been amazed at the results. But to really keep on top of problem fly populations, it is helpful to be a little strategic in how you deploy and use your trap. Timing In temperate areas of Australia,…

Protecting your flock from flies organically

Keeping poultry is an enjoyable and rewarding activity for many people, but as the weather warms up, the henhouse can become a magnet for flies.  Why are flies attracted to our poultry sheds, why does it matter, and what can we do about it if we prefer not to use insecticides? Why are flies attracted…

How to set your EnviroSafe Fly Trap

Congratulations on purchasing our renowned EnviroSafe Fly Trap! You probably know that our trap is Australian made and “The One That Works”, but how do you get the most out of your trap? Setting up the trap When you get the trap home, take out the information leaflet and have a read.  We have heard…

All about mosquitoes

As summer approaches, mosquitoes become more of a problem in many parts of Australia.  From nuisance biting, to the risk of contracting a serious viral disease, mosquitoes are very unwelcome visitors around the home.  We asked scientist Associate Professor Cameron Webb to tell us a bit about mosquitoes and how we can best manage them….

Environmental control of filth flies on horse properties.

What are filth flies?  These are the species, such as house flies, blowflies or bushflies, that use manure, carcasses or rotting organic material for food.  By moving between manure and the horse (feeding from eyes or scratches or wounds) they can easily spread disease, as well as causing the horse stress and discomfort from constantly…