For many with bad childhood memories of bee stings, the dwindling number of bees in the summer has been a godsend. However, the importance of bees to the ecosystem cannot be understated, and their role is being put at risk by a disease called Colony Collapse Disorder.
While cockroaches are a year-round nuisance, you have to be particularly vigilant about cockroach prevention in the summer, which is their mating season.
Who hasn’t spent weeks planting and watering seeds, tending them carefully, excitedly watching them sprout from the earth only to witness garden pests nibble away the fruits (and vegetables) of your labour.
Termites are at their most populous in the summer when they emerge from their underground colonies and feed on wood sources they couldn’t get at during the winter.