SHOW BUGS A LITTLE LOVE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY
Arrow Exterminators Lists the
Top Five Most Lovable Insects
Love is in the air and Valentine's Day is the perfect time to
show love to some insects we often take granted. Not only are
they perfectly harmless, these bugs are cute, romantic and even
provide a few benefits. So, save a little love this year for
this list of the top five most loveable bugs from Arrow
1. Ladybugs: Ladybugs are
always at the top of the list! Not only do they bring good
luck, they are very beneficial for homeowners with gardens, feeding
on aphids which are harmful to plants. Avid gardeners even purchase
ladybugs to add to their garden as an easy, affordable and
sustainable solution to keep real pests away.
2. Fireflies: Who doesn't love
catching lightning bugs on a warm summer night? These romantic
insects are the ultimate love bug using their glow to attract new
mates. They are usually found in humid climates, especially
near ponds, streams and marshes.
3. Dragonflies: If you don't
like mosquitoes - and who does, then dragonflies should definitely
be on your list of bugs to love! This beautiful four-winged
flyer usually takes up residence in common mosquito breeding areas
and then feeds on them helping control the local population.
4. Crickets: Considered by
many to be the most romantic insect due to their unique method of
attracting a mate. Only the male crickets chirp and to find their
perfect "soul mate," they produce an orchestra of romantic ballads
to court nearby female crickets (and repel other males).
Additionally, after a successful mating, they will chirp a song of
5. Honeybees: "There are so
many reasons to love this insect," said Shay Runion, Arrow Pest
Expert. "They are very social in nature and they not only produce a
sweet treat we all enjoy, they pollinate beautiful flowers and more
than 100 different crops across the United States, including
apples, squash, soybeans and nuts."