Warm Weather is Bringing us an Especially Buggy Summer

Mellow weather continues to satisfy backyard chefs and schoolchildren ambitious to change from long pants to shorts. But the warm weather is likely to come at a cost. More bugs this Summer - appearing earlier than usual in the garden, yard and patio. Just like us, the bugs are simply loving this warm weather, and it's setting the stage for mosquito-swatting season.

Warm temperatures will mean better survival rates for bugs that are not cold-hearty. Also, as bug populations are expected to be larger this Summer, the warm weather is likely to bring them out and keep them around. Mosquitoes and ticks are going to eat us all alive this summer - Bust out the bug repellant! Get Bug Ready with our great solutions below or read more about this buggy season coming up!

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Because of the rain we've had, there is an abundance of food out there. Insects are famously reproductive; they lay a ton of eggs, so if there is food available, they will get to work, said Michael Wall, curator of entomology at the San Diego Natural History Museum.

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