Are There Plants That Repel Mosquitoes?

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Mosquitoes are pesky, tiny creatures that can transmit deadly diseases like malaria, yellow fever, and dengue fever. They are found worldwide, and they thrive in warm weather. Now that summer is upon us, we are going to start seeing more and more mosquitoes.  If you’re like me, you are always looking for the best way […]

What is the Best Insect Control for Lawns?

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Insects and pests are a common problem for lawn care. They can cause areas of your grass to become discolored, detached from the soil below, or perish completely. Proper yard maintenance and pest control can help keep your lawn healthy and free from pests. Here are a few helpful tips on preventative maintenance, as well […]

How to Prevent Fire Ants in Yard

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Fire ants are common lawn pests. They will invade every lawn at one point or another. Newly mated fire ant queens will quickly colonize your yard. Spring and fall are the times of the year when fire ants usually mate and reproduce. Also, new fire ant colonies seek out areas devoid of other colonies.  When […]

Treatment for Chinch Bugs, Armyworms, and Grub Worms

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Summertime in North Texas is full of extra things to consider regarding your lawn’s health: excessive heat, watering restrictions, even weeds and pests that specifically show up during the hottest months. There are three troublesome insects that are most common in mid-summer through early fall, all of whom create similar-looking damage to your yard and […]

Fall Lawn Pests- 5 Common Bugs to Beware Of

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Every season brings a unique variety of life to your lawn and garden. Some are a welcome sight, such fall annuals, brightly autumn foliage, and the flickering dance of fireflies in the twilight. But then there are the others, which we’d rather do without altogether. Anything that harms your landscape or compromises the health of […]

Keep Spiders Away With These Plants

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Spiders are known as one of the beneficial insects that can keep many pests under control. While some of us keep it as a pet and consider it as helpful, there are some individuals who hate it. These people generally have a “spider trauma” or arachnophobia. People who suffer from these conditions commonly look for […]

Top Tips For Keeping Your Backyard Pest-Free

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From eating your trash to stealing your prized vegetables from the garden, pests can be a major pain. However there are a few important things you can do to help keep them from targeting your yard in the first place. So before you decide to pull your hair out or call a professional pest control […]

Ants In Yard Infestation Treatment

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Texas is home to numerous species of ants, thus can be the most difficult pests to rid from your home, garden or lawn. Ant infestations in your yard can wreak havoc on plant life and leave unsightly mounds in your lawn or garden. There two methods by which to resolve your ant problem, by extermination […]