Now that we are preparing to say goodbye to summer and leap headlong into fall, there is probably one part of summer none of us are going to miss, and that’s the pests! Many of us this summer have been plagued by unwanted guests like fleas and mosquitos.
Now that we find ourselves in the middle of summer, it’s likely that you and your family are going to be spending more and more time in your garden. Unfortunately, you won’t be the only things looking to spend time there; in the hotter months particularly, you can find yourself joined by a host of irritating insects including fleas, ticks and mosquitoes.
The winter months are essential in order to renew the minerals in soil, but unfortunately a long winter can cause some damage to your lawn. While your kids roll up snowmen and you try to shovel the shortest path to your car, you may be inadvertently killing the grass below the snow. As the weather […]
It is a well-known fact that worms dig through the soil, allowing it to be naturally aerated, thus allowing your plants to breathe and grow in a much healthier way. Worms are simply the best lawn care aid there is.
Spring fever is in full swing with the sunny and warm season just around the corner. Everyone is anticipating the regrowth of their grass and the blooming of flowers. The one downfall that comes with springtime, however, is insects. Looking into Grasshopper Lawn’s insect control service could potentially save your home from these pests. Pest […]
Every morning when we hop into our cars and drive to work, we are taking a risk. Every 9 seconds a person is injured in an automobile collision, every 12½ minutes someone dies, which equates to 42,000 deaths due to motor vehicle accidents every year in the United States.
Halloween is just around the corner and it seems that more and more people are getting into the spirit by decorating outside their homes.
Phone and email scams happen every year, and every year people get cheated out of a few hundred dollars or worse. And unfortunately, the items being sold range from everything from insurance, medicines, vacations, to even pesticides
It is 2013 and we can finally say good-bye to Pennsylvania’s West Nile Virus season. 2012 will be remembered for the early horse detection in March and the record number of positive detections since surveillance started in 2000. Unfortunately for the human victims of West Nile Virus, some may be living with the serious effects of encephalitis for many years.
I want to share with everyone a recent development concerning product use in the statewide West Nile Integrated Mosquito Management Program. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has just recently finished efficacy testing on a reduced risk pesticide that is even less toxic than the permethrin products. What does a county-wide IPM program for mosquitoes look […]