Fall is Coming and So are These Pests

Fall is Coming and So are These Pests

As the long hot summer finally comes to an end, folks often think their battle with pests is as well. While certain pest populations do diminish with cooler weather, the fact is that many continue to thrive. So, as you are enjoying the change in seasons and gearing up...
Identify Your Lawn Problem

Identify Your Lawn Problem

Just when you think you’ve done everything right, suddenly there’s a brown patch of grass taunting you. Brown lawn patches are the most frustrating problems a homeowner can have with a lawn. There are a number of causes of brown spots in lawns, from insects to disease...
Lace Bug: Pretty Pests That Make for Ugly Plants

Lace Bug: Pretty Pests That Make for Ugly Plants

Are the leaves on your plants looking less than desirable these days? A reddish-orange color on the undersides of the leaves on your trees and shrubs is a good sign that you are dealing with lace bugs. These tiny insects can ruin the appearance of your landscape once...
How to Bag Those Bagworms

How to Bag Those Bagworms

A butterfly emerging from a cocoon is a magical sight. Witnessing it spread its wings, the beautiful colors stretching out in the sun for the first time, it’s mesmerizing. But, somehow that sense of awe doesn’t translate when a black, fuzzy moth emerges from its bag....
All About Aphids

All About Aphids

Aphids are soft-bodied insects that use their piercing sucking mouth-parts to feed on plant sap. As they feed, aphids secrete large amounts of a sticky fluid known as honeydew. This sweet syrup-like substance drips onto plants, attracting ants and promoting a black...