How to Get Rid of House Flies

house flies

With the cooler weather, we tend to leave the doors open more often. That invites the old house flies in and the annoying swatting begins. Flies can cause problems, especially when it comes to contaminating your food. While the average house fly does not bite people, it can spread disease and pathogens by laying eggs on […]

Controlling Texas Hornworms

controlling texas hornworms

You can find these pesky caterpillars feeding on your various garden plants like tomato, eggplant, pepper, and potato. Hornworms can be hard to spot because they blend in with the plant leaves. They literally look like a leaf in their coloring. If you see dark spots on your leaves, look underneath and you may find one of […]

Bald Spots in Your Lawn

bald spots in your lawn

Do you have bald spots in your lawn? Before the turf can be treated, you need to determine the root, pardon the pun, of the problem. If you eliminate pests and fungus as causes, you may just find that you need some seeds. Good seed-to-soil contact will get the seeds germinating fast. Using a sharp spade […]

Stop the Ant Brigade

stop the ant brigade

Ants are not generally considered harmful pests, but they can create havoc to turf grass not just cosmetically either. The actual health of the lawn can be compromised by an ant problem. Controlling ants in the lawn becomes important where their hill building causes root damage to grass and unsightly mounds. Lawn dwelling ants are not the stinging sort, but some species have a […]