Roger Harris

Roger Harris, a former licensed pest control applicator, now concentrates on and writes about using a pest's natural predator to eliminate them.


  • Licensed pest control applicator
  • Co-authored several print and online articles on sustainability and green living 
  • Contributed pest control content to The Spruce for almost a year


Roger Harris is a former writer for The Spruce, where he wrote articles on pest control for almost a year. Harris has co-authored several articles on sustainability and green living for print and online publications.

As a licensed pest control applicator, Harris worked for a county parks department. It was there that he learned the basic process of ​integrated pest management, which he now practices in his home garden. He believes in identifying pests and using their natural predators to eliminate them while taking proactive, common-sense steps to prevent their recurrence.

Expertise: Pest control
Title: Writer

About The Spruce

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