They're persistent, hardy and unlike other bugs, you definitely do not want to squash a stink bug. It's named for a reason! So how do you tackle a pest that thrives in every season and loves to turn up like a bad penny? With a few smart, simple tricks. Take a look at 5 effective ways to get rid of stink bugs without the smell and how to prevent them from cozying up to your home.

5 Ways to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

I don’t know about you, but mosquitoes love me. I have come to terms with smelling like bug spray during the summer. But, I wanted some way to reduce the amount of bugs without having to thin…

DIY Insect Repelling Container Garden

Jewel Bugs - Family name:  Scutelleridae   There are about 450 varieties of this bug (it's not a beetle!) worldwide.  They are related to stink bugs and can smell bad, but I think their beautiful coloration more than makes up for that :-)

Jewel Bugs - Family name: Scutelleridae There are about 450 varieties of this bug (it& not a beetle! They are related to stink bugs and can smell bad, but I think their beautiful coloration more than makes up for that :-): Animals, Beauti

Stink bugs' smell has been likened to coriander mixed with sweaty socks - and 15 made it to Christchurch alive.

Major biosecurity threat: 15 stink bugs found alive in Christchurch after fumigation failure

Stink bugs' smell has been likened to coriander mixed with sweaty socks - and 15 made it to Christchurch alive.

Stink Bugs Smell of Bad Karma - Humor - Zimbio

Stink Bugs Smell of Bad Karma - Humor - Zimbio

How to Get Rid of & Kill Stink Bugs - Control & Treatment Guide

How to Get Rid of & Kill Stink Bugs - Control & Treatment Guide

How to Get Rid of Stink Bug Smell!

How to Get Rid of Stink Bug Smell!

Stink Bugs, Bye Bye, How To Get Rid, Housekeeping, Organizing, Good Bye, Cleaning

Stink bugs repellent and use to get rid of skunk smell, I think. www.mydoterra.com/yourwellnesschoices

Just did this and it kills them after a few minutes, I also sprayed around the windows (inside and out) hopefully it will keep them away.

Stink Bugs - Family Pentatomidae: Green stink bug adult, with triangular scutellum marked in blue.

What Makes Stink Bugs Stink?

Stink Bugs - Family Pentatomidae: Green stink bug adult, with triangular scutellum marked in blue.

Very interesting!     These are Pentatomoidea, commonly known as shield bugs or stink bugs.     Shield bugs have glands in their thorax between the first and second pair of legs which produce a foul smelling liquid. This liquid is used defensively to deter potential predators and is sometimes released when the bugs are handled carelessly.

A Giant Shield Bug (family Tessaratomidae) with its babies (nymphs) on a guava tree leaf. he insects of this family exhibit a lot of maternal care with the eggs and nymphs. Photo: S Frazier Via Go ahead, BUG me / Lena Bessa

You love spending time outside in your yard, but not so much with mosquitos for company. Bug spray helps, but there are also a bunch of plants that act as a natural bug repellant that’ll keep those pests from buzzing around. Head over to eBay and discover ten plants that keep mosquitos away and smell wonderful.

10 Plants That Keep the Mosquitos Away

Keep your yard and garden mosquito free! Here are 10 plants that will help keep those pesky insects away naturally. by roxanne

Shield bug photo by Rundstedt B Rovilos    Pentatomoidea is a superfamily of insects in the Heteroptera suborder of the Hemiptera order, which are commonly referred to as shield bugs or stink bugs. Shield bugs have glands in their thorax between the first and second pair of legs which produce a foul smelling liquid. This liquid is used defensively to deter potential predators and is sometimes released when the bugs are handled carelessly. The distinctive smell comes from aldehydes such as…

Shield bug photo by Rundstedt B Rovilos Pentatomoidea is a superfamily of insects commonly referred to as shield bugs or stink bugs.

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