By Paul F. P. Pogue Angie’s List Published 5:12 PM EDT Aug 15, 2019 Summer means barbecues, hikes and some all-around fun in the sun, but the season also invites a host of pesky pests ready to crash your summertime soirees. Summer also brings about prime breeding time for some of the most annoying bugs, such as ants, mosquitoes, ticks and stinging insects. Here are some tips to keep the biggest party crashers away all season. GETTING RID OF BUGS Those summer picnics, outdoor barbecues and happy family events usually mean lots of food going in and out of the kitchen. Ants don’t make a secret of their invasion, either; you’ll often see those lines marching back and forth to the best food source, and those can indicate a much larger colony nearby. Good kitchen hygiene is the best practice to keep ants out. Keep food in sealed containers, and minimize how long it’s left out for events like picnics. Seal up possible entry points, such as small cracks in your … [Read more...] about Angie’s List: How can I control late summer pests?