Pine straw is a popular option for mulching or covering garden beds, but what effect does it have on insects?

Pine straw is an ideal place for bugs to live and breed. The needles give them enough cover from predator birds and they can move around relatively easily.

Does pine straw attract or repel bugs?

Insects like to stay cool and get out of the sun. Pine straw provides a shady spot where bugs can stay cool in the summer.

Why Do Bugs Choose Pine Straw? - Shade

Usually, the most common types of bugs include: Termites, Centipedes, Roaches, Beetles, Aphids, Whiteflies.

What Sort of Bugs Like Pine Straw Mulch?

Schedule appointments as spring ends, so you can be ready for any bugs that try to get into your house during the summer.

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