Scott Creary

Why You Should Never Squish A House Centipede—Even If They Do Freak You Out
Despite making us squirm, centipedes are the good guys, helping rid homes of far nastier pests.
The Benefits Of A Cellar Full Of Spiders
Though they've got a creepy reputation, this cobweb-building species is actually quite handy.
Wheel Bug
Arilus cristatus
Sod Webworm
How to prevent or control this troublesome turf pest
Common Black Ground Beetle
An important player on the beneficial insect team
Green Peach Aphid
What to do about this procreative garden pest
Camel Crickets
A quiet cricket that may make its way indoors.
Pill Bug
How to deal with the pesky pill bug.
Eastern Cicada Killer
The fearsome-looking cicada killer turns out to be one of the good guys.