I don't mind woodlice, as long as they stay outside and not in the house! I love that they are the bin men of the natural world - cleaning up debris and anything else to make my garden look just a little bit neater. I also have them in my compost bin - they work wonders in there too!
There must be more fascinating facts about woodlice that I don't know about, so I went and did a little research and wanted to share some of my findings with you!
So you see, woodlice aren't all bad. Actually. they can be pretty helpful and I don't mind them sticking around at all!
Have you ever heard that children's song 'La Cucaracha'? It's upbeat, funny and super fun to sing. But it's highly unlikely that any of us have the same affection for the actual cockroach - which are icky and spread some nasty diseases!
I'm sure you're all aware of the health and safety risks associated with having cockroaches infesting your home. Allergies and can be triggered by a cockroach's presence, and they spread so many germs and bacteria - they can make you seriously poorly! So isn't there a more fascinating side to these pests? I looked into it, and found that cockroaches actually have some really odd behaviour, and can survive the toughest conditions.
Here are some fascinating facts I've recently learned about cockroaches.
Whenever I see a moth flying round I always just think they are the dull, brown cousins of the beautiful butterflies I have in the garden. But then I thought, how can I dismiss them as boring when I don't even know anything about them.
In fact, moths aren't as boring as I initially thought. Here are the facts I found most fascinating about moths.
I often see ants walking around my garden, and I always wonder how they’re so strong. I’m sure there’s lots more fascinating facts out there about ants, so I went and did a little research and wanted to share my findings with you.
My name is Dev Patel. insects get a bad press, but they are actually really fascinating if you get to look at everything about them more closely.