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We Had to Start Somewhere…

By Chris Lesperance. Windsor Branch Manager – Abell Pest Control With the start of spring, our thoughts turned to warm temps and summer breezes. We also began thinking again about the honeybee issue that has been developing over the last few years. I said “This year, we need to do something to help.” We enlisted the help of the Ontario Bee Association and a few beekeepers in our region. Our goal was to save the bees at all costs. Once swarming season hit…

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Programs Coming in 2018

Programs Coming in 2018 Natural Bee Environment Program Abell will be distributing up to 20,000 wild flower seed kits to interested customers nationally. The kits include wild flower seeds, local to each province or state that will provide natural habitats for bees. A study in Nature found that when bumble bees live near a wide array of wildflowers, their survival rates the following year increase by up to four times.  Abell is also providing solitary bee houses for native bee…

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We’re Involved!

Ruth Gowan is a Service Manager with Barrie branch. She lives in Oro-Medonte and has a hobby farm. This year Ruth has something new on her farm: a beehive! Over the winter she purchase a “nuc” (bee talk for a “nucleus” or a “starter bee farm”). A nuc contains a queen bee, arvae, pupa and worker bees (referred to as “the brood”). She transferred the nuc into her empty beehive. A beehive contains 9 trays; right now Ruth is adding…

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About Abell Pest Control

Abell Pest Control is a family-owned Canadian company dedicated to providing effective, professional and courteous service in pest management.  Founded in 1924, Abell now employs several hundred people with branch offices across Canada and the United States.

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